Lee Ann Nell and Lorie Hankins

Family is what makes LeeAnn’s active life possible as a young teen with Type 1 diabetes. Her brother, mother and grandparents make possible the ballet lessons, the circus camp and the skateboard. They also help her stay healthy.

Each family member makes it possible for the others to thrive, too.

Mom Lori agrees. “Well-being is not so much about me as it is being able to know that my kids have what they need,” she says. “Well-being is knowing we can do what needs to be done.”

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