117 Seattleites danced, rowed, puzzled, threw and drank their way through the inaugural Great Unknown Challenge on Saturday, May 20th.
Cobi Silver has an impressive list of academic accomplishments. First, she graduated with honors from Arizona State University. Then she published an anxiety workbook for her master’s degree at the University of Washington. Now she's working on her doctorate of behavioral health. To make these achievements even more impressive, Cobi has lupus.
Jody never imagined that 20 years after being diagnosed with lupus she would climb Mt. Kilimanjaro—the tallest peak in Africa—and raise more than $75,000 for lupus research in the process. The grueling 19,341 feet of elevation was tough, but Jody was tougher and her victory reminds us all that nothing, not even lupus, should hold us back.
Lupus does not define me - HOPE does - Living the Life Of a Luppie #L.O.L. 2014