Woman With Disability Took First Steps In 6 Years, Then Ran Race Weeks Later

July 28, 2014 1:20 PM

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Woman With Disability Took First Steps In 6 Years, Then Ran Race Weeks Later

For Tichelle Florence, a limitation was just an invitation to show her true tenacity and positive spirit.

Florence, 24, suffers from Friedreich's ataxia, a progressive neuro-muscular disorder. She hadn't been able to walk since she was 19 years old, and she was told she was never going to. But she defied the odds and finished her first race in Atlanta, Georgia, this past spring -- the Bacon Chase 5K and...

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