Melissa Smith, 26, was diagnosed by doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, with Transverse Myelitis. The disease causes the immune system to attack the spinal cord, leading to paralysis.
Melissa Smith, 26, was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis - a disease that causes the immune system to attack the spinal cordWithin weeks she went from having lower back pain to being paralyzed below the waistHer sister published her plight, and ensuing medical debt, on a charity's website to see if anyone might donate to her cause
Strangers have donated over $400,000 to help her pay medical bills
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