Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week is celebrated by people globally, during the third week of September. Every year thousands
"But you look perfectly fine!" The problem is, we aren't "fine." The reason most people with chronic illnesses look "fine" is because approximately 96 percent of chronic illnesses are invisible.
It is hard enough to be a teenager trying to figure out what you want to be when you grow up. Adding on a chronic illness makes that 10 times harder.
McKenzie Carey loves school, competing in pageants and dancing with her dad on stage. To support McKenzie and her family
Makenzie sold 500 books in a week and raised $20,000. She plans to continue pushing forward until she reaches her goal. The
"The 10,000 dollar goal for each girl is only a fraction of what they will need but at least it's a place to start," says