Smiling through the pain
She is only eleven years old but Joey Drake is wise beyond her years. Born with cerebral palsy, Joey faced her fair share of challenges growing up. But she refused to let her condition dictate her daily life. With intense physical therapy, Joey quickly surpassed expectations. Initially, she struggled to use her right hand and needed leg braces for walking. She still needs her braces for playing sports. But outside of that, you would never know of her struggle.