Two weeks after Izzy celebrated her first birthday, her parents noticed unusual stiffness in her neck.
They never imagined the cause would be a spinal cord tumor called ganglioglioma.
Surgery, chemotherapy and rehabilitative therapies followed. The tumor and surgery left Izzy without the ability to walk on her own. Then, when Izzy was 2 years old, she participated in the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s Lemon Run for the first time. She crossed the finish line of the 5K, with her dad and hundreds of cheering fans. ... Read More