Dwarfism: Emily's Story (Video)enteenshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/T-dwarfismEmily-enHD-AR1.jpgEmily was adopted from Russia, where she was born with a type of dwarfism. In this video, she talks about her life philosophy and how she overcame the many hurdles she faced.diastrophic dysplasia, displasia, dwarf, little, person, people, short, stature, joint, surgery, operate, operation, adopt, adopted, adoption, mom, died, die, death, cope, coping, limit, limits, fear, resilient, resilience, drive, driving, dream12/27/201311/30/201611/30/2016ee499151-994c-49e5-8fe5-8dbf56e2dae6https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/emily-story.html/<p>Emily was adopted from Russia, where she was born with a condition called diastrophic dysplasia. In this video, she talks about the challenges she's faced, both practical (like driving a car) and profound (losing her adoptive mom at age 15). With multiple surgeries now behind her, Emily plans to go to college and live by the philosophy tattooed on her arm: <em>Fear is the limit.<br /></em></p> <div class="rs_skip rs_preserve"><!-- TinyMCE Fix --> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/video/kh-video-metadata.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/video/kh-video-controller.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/video/single-emily-story-ortho-en.js" type="text/javascript"></script> </div>Enanismo: La historia de Emily (video)En este video, Emily habla de los desafíos que ha tenido que enfrentar, tanto prácticos como intensos.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/teens/emily-story-esp.html/a0f404ec-0db3-4fc0-b63c-348e25917ed1
DwarfismA dwarf is a short-statured person whose adult height is 4 feet 10 inches or under. Find out what happens when a person has dwarfism and why some people are born with it.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/dwarfism.html/0d97a6fa-3509-4331-9ccd-8c6bd28ff360
Growth ProblemsIn most cases, teens who are small are just physically maturing a bit more slowly than their friends. Occasionally, though, there's a medical reason why some kids and teens stop growing. Find out about growth problems and how doctors can help.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/growth-hormone.html/439c5515-a0d3-425e-9e5d-4cc0fb91d8b4
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."https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/steven-story.html/2cf2ecd0-4b12-4bf3-a971-11f202228007
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