Christina Cordaro is a young woman from Philadelphia, PA who strives to live a full and independent life. Disabled, yet strong-minded, Christina is a recent graduate of Johnson & Wales University, works full-time in Hospitality Management with Hyatt Hotels Corporation and is recently married to her husband, Justin. Christina never fails to advocate and raise awareness of Friedreich's Atax in her day to day life.
I am originally from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, about 25 miles outside of Philadelphia. This beautiful area combines countryside with villages and downtown charms. It is rich in history, art, ... Read more
When living with Friedreich’s ataxia, one learns to accept “what is” and to celebrate small victories. For example, I have recently discovered that cleaning and tidying up around my one-bedroom ... Read more
I had my annual Friedreich’s ataxia checkup last week at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which hosts a Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence for patients and their families. I’m very fortunate ... Read more
People around the world observed Rare Disease Day on Thursday, which gives patients, caregivers, and advocates the opportunity to share their experiences and raise awareness of the more than 7,000 known ... Read more
Last month, I attended a PTC Therapeutics meeting with two other Friedreich’s ataxia patients named Kyle Bryant and Connor Sweeny, plus people who work for the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research ... Read more
My name is Christina Logan, and doctors diagnosed me with the rare neuromuscular disorder Friedreich’s ataxia at the age of 21. I grew up in Holland, Pennsylvania, with my ... Read more
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