Woman playing guitar

Jennifer's Story

I never wanted to be photographed. In my eyes, I was this deformed girl. Now, I am the beautiful person that I always wanted to be.


Jennifer was diagnosed at 14 years old with severe scoliosis; her condition was so painful that she remembers even the slightest movement would “almost bring me to my knees.” Her spine condition continued to deteriorate over the next decade, and Jennifer’s pain and subsequent depression worsened as well. She and her family continued to seek help from numerous doctors over the years until she finally met one who wanted to try a minimally invasive surgery to straighten her spine. Fortunately, the surgery was a success, and Jennifer was able to stand up straight for the first time in years. To learn more about Jennifer’s story, watch her video.