The Light in the Valley by Patricia Rachal
Approx. 21,960 words.
Published on December 16, 2010.
Mary Boyter has been called a miracle by many, including her doctors. This brave lady was a case study at LSU Research Medical Center in Shreveport, LA for many years because her case of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) is unique to all others the doctors had seen. She has defied the odds and still lives independently 21 years after being diagnosed.