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:
*This website leads to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America page.…

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