Facility: Kaiser Permanente Bellflower
Amber is a kind-hearted, 16 year old who has shown her true character and strength. She has had multiple medical difficulties since birth including a heart Congenital Defect in which she has had to have 2 serious heart surgeries, has had to have surgeries on her legs as she was born with legs of different lengths, was born with one kidney and was recently diagnosed with Mullerian Agenesis – a disorder in which certain female reproductive organs are absent. Despite these medical hurdles, Amber is part of her high school cross country and track and field team and is quite a team player. She continues to do well academically and is very involved in her church. Amber’s pursuit to enjoy life to its fullest daily, despite any adversity, has been very inspirational to others.