The Doctors February 25: Beating Medical Odds & Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

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The Doctors February 25 2013 Recap

Have your tissues handy! On The Doctors February 25, we learned the inspiring stories of people who have beaten medical odds. We met a little girl who sleeps under a blue light just to survive, and a young man who was born without legs. Plus, there was a successful artist who paints with the help of his wheelchair. Find out more about each of these incredible medical stories from The Doctors February 25 by clicking the links below.

The Doctors: Rare Disease Crigler-Najjar Syndrome & Brianna’s Story

The Doctors February 25:Beating Medical Odds & Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

The Doctors learned the inspiring stories of people who have beaten medical odds on February 25.

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Brianna is a nine-year-old girl who sleeps 8-12 hours each night under a blue light. The Doctors spoke with Brianna and her parents about Crigler-Najjar Syndrome, the extremely rare liver disease from which Brianna suffers. Learn the amazing surprise that The Doctors arranged for Brianna and her family.

The Doctors: Rare Disease Crigler-Najjar Syndrome & Brianna’s Story

The Doctors: Hanger Clinic Prosthetics For Joey & Grace’s Lamp Charity

The Doctors audience was extremely moved by the story of Joey, his mother Chrystal and his entire family. Joey was born without legs and was later adopted from an orphanage in Romania. Now at the age of 20, Joey found himself in desperate need of new adult prosthetic legs. Click to read about Joey’s amazing reveal.

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The Doctors: Hanger Clinic Prosthetics For Joey & Grace’s Lamp Charity

The Doctors: Wheelchair Artist Tommy Hollenstein & Painting Technique

Finally, we met a man who has managed to turn adversity into a successful career as an artist. Tommy Hollenstein has been paralyzed since the age of 24, but that has never stopped him from pursuing his passions. See the incredible painting technique that Tommy demonstrated on The Doctors February 25.

The Doctors: Wheelchair Artist Tommy Hollenstein & Painting Technique

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