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Personal Stories

Fitness: Liz's Story
Liz decided to get fit after a humiliating soccer tryout. After some hard training, she made the track and field hockey teams. But then other activities got in the way. Get the full story of Liz's battle to stay fit.

Asthma: Samantha's Story
Samantha was diagnosed with asthma when she was just a kid. Find out how she's dealt with the ups and downs - and how she thinks playing sports helps her asthma.

Knee Injury: Caroline's Story
Caroline loved sports. But when an ongoing knee injury kept her from playing the sports she loved, she discovered new interests. Read her story.

Losing Weight: Brandon's Story (Video)
Brandon, 17, has lost 70 pounds through better eating and exercise. In this video he talks about what inspired him and how he stayed on track.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Steven's Story (Video)
Steven was diagnosed with SMA when he was 3. Here's a look at his life today and why he says, "When someone tells you you can't do something, don't be afraid to try something new."

Concussions: Alex's Story
Alex plays high school football, track, basketball, and lacrosse. He's had two concussions. Here, he talks about his experience and what he learned.