Kathy Q. Parks Archives

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After losing strength in her arms and legs in her early 30s from a neuromuscular disease, Kathy Q. Parks fell into a depression. “I couldn’t lift my legs to go upstairs. How was I going to take care of my children?” The normally physically active Arizona native, who studied physical education and health at the University of Arizona, remembered how art mesmerized her in high school, so she turned to that. Over time, the use...

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