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Victoria Arlen

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Victoria Arlen's Story

Victoria Arlen

Paralyzed to Paralympian and Dancing with the Stars contestant

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About Victoria Arlen

Victoria Arlen's life drastically changed in 2006 at the tender age of eleven when she developed two rare conditions known as Transverse Myelitis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis. This was an incredibly rare scenario and Victoria quickly lost the ability to speak, eat, walk and move. She slipped into a vegetative state in which doctors had written her off as a lost cause. Victoria spent nearly four years "locked" inside her own body completely aware of what was going on just unable to ...

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Face it. Embrace it. Defy it. Conquer it!

Her personal mantra, Victoria shares her own story and how to confront any challenge life delivers. She speaks about the perspective ...

FANNING THE FLAMES OF HOPE

In this presentation Victoria focuses on the power of hope, how to find it when it appears lost forever, and once discovered how to ...