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Hope And Healing: Using Strength When It's The Only Thing Left

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Sommer Shipp and Britton Shipp "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only thing you have left."

Four years and seven brain surgeries after a traumatic ATV accident, Britton Shipp is walking, driving, working and inspiring others. Sommer remembers the key milestone for her, “I just couldn't wait to hear the words, ‘I love you mom,’ again.”

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