Lucia Mathews

Lucia Mathews: An Influence For Good

This story features a 12-year-old girl named Lucia Mathews who has undergone indeterminate Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease since she was 7-years-old. She is an active patient at the Seattle Children’s hospital.

She is not only inspirational, but keeps herself positive. Her health doesn’t stop her from achieving her goals of becoming a vet.

Check out these websites to find out more about Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s disease:

http://www.ccfa.org/?gclid=CMyN46mv8rMCFYl7QgodUEcAYw
*This website leads to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America page.

http://online.ccfa.org/site/TR/2013TakeStepsWalk/Chapter-Northwest?team_id=11…

*This website shows Lucia’s “Awareness” page for taking steps towards finding a cure.



I love playin basketball and being outdoors doing anything. I love summer! Fireworks, being at the lake, riding horses, sleeping outside, playing in basketball tournaments, 4 - wheeling, concerts, everthing about summer! My favorite season though is basketball season, my family lives inside a gym all winter long! I love hangin out with friends! I have the best roommates ever! And I love being with my family. My brothers and sister are my best friends and my parents are my inspiration and greatest support, I love them so much!


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