Speak Up: Milford girl shares hope through modeling

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The way Sarah Wolfe sees it, if her daughter can be the same inspiration the two have sought for themselves over the last decade, this will all be worth it. She and her 10-year-old, Alyssa Wolfe, received news late last year that no one wants to hear, no matter how old you are — chances are, Alyssa will never walk, much less stand, on her own. The Milford resident, who has cerebral palsy, has been in and out of Nemours Children Hospital in Wilmington her entire life. With minimal use of her limbs, difficulty speaking and a feeding tube, Alyssa needs constant care. Her life is difficult to be sure. But she has managed to turn the challenges into a beacon of positivity and hope, both for herself and others.

 

• How inspiring. Wonderful. — Sandra Lopez

 

• Thank you for telling her story so beautifully. — John Mollura Photography

 

• Is Alyssa tipping her hat to all those dealing with challenges? Hopefully, we got it, like she does! A true inspiration to all! — Kathleen Sheedy Evers

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