"I feel that this is not going to rule my life. And I decided to be happy. I decided to fight it."
— Maria
Maria portrait photo

Maria's story

In this film, Maria talks about how focusing on things that make her happy, such as her cat, keep her positive. She refuses to let scleroderma rule her life, and with the support of her daughter, feels blessed and optimistic.
Maria smiling outside with her daughter
Maria with her daughter and cat
Maria driving her car

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