Month: September 2018

William Reed – Placer County

William and Mary Reed had their first child, William Jr., in 1976. William, Sr. worked for Dupont, Mary was a schoolteacher, and their son was growing and developing as expected. But the Reeds’ world changed forever two years… Read More

Maile George – Contra Costa

Sixty-year-old Maile George is enjoying her retirement in the Contra Costa County city of Concord. Though she is blind and lives with insulin-dependent diabetes, her eight-year-old guide dog and occasional assistance from her mother allow Maile to live… Read More

Susan Lowry – San Diego County

Ten years ago, Susan Lowry was living the California Dream: a nice house in the upscale Sacramento suburb of El Dorado Hills, an RV, a boat. She worked as a freelance court reporter, earning about $50 an hour…. Read More

Jennifer Corum – Tuolumne County

Jennifer Corum lives in the Tuolumne County city of Sonora where she and her husband care for their 7-year-old son, Jackson. Jackson was born with cerebral palsy and spent the first year of his life in a series… Read More