Chronically Ill Mom Forced To Choose Between Medicine Or Food Gets Help From Nonprofit

December 15, 2014 5:24 PM

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Dahlia Henry said she wasn't the type of person who'd ask for help -- the hardworking mother of three had had a job since she was a teenager, after all.

But her outlook changed after she collapsed in October 2011. Diagnosed with lupus -- a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause pain and inflammation throughout the body -- Henry had nerve damage in her hands and feet, and had to use a wheelchair for days. She could no longer do the tasks that kept...

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