Season TWO Episode SIXTEEN of the Your Story Our Fight® podcast welcomes Valerie Gilkey and Marcella Lewis. Valerie Gilkey is a 55 year old woman suffering with SLE. She was diagnosed at the early age of 19. Despite doctors advising her of the dangers to her life as well as her child’s, with faith she gave birth to one daughter, Marcella Lewis.
Even though it was a challenge, Marcella was trained from the early age of 4 in all disciplines of dance, and is now a world renowned dancer.
Today, Valerie still gets her strength to fight so that she can continue to see her daughter grace the stages around the world.