The Story of How Ella Got Wheels And Why It Matters To You

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Once upon a time last year, we sat in our living room with the third denial letter from the insurance company in our hands and wondered what to do. They had once again approved the frame of Ella’s wheelchair but not the wheels.
That was when I did what writers everywhere do, I poured out those feelings of angst and frustration into the written word, then the blogger in me hit “Publish.” It went viral, and several thousand tweets and retweets later, Jackie from BCBS was on the phone with me approving everything we’d requested. Even the things insurance didn’t usually cover were somehow approved by the magic pen Jackie wielded

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Rebecca Frech is a Catholic author, speaker, CrossFit coach, and the Managing Editor of The Catholic Conspiracy website. She is the author of the best-selling books Teaching in Your Tiara: A Homeschooling Book for the Rest of Us and Can We Be Friends? She is a co-host of the popular podcast The Visitation Project, and is a columnist for The National Catholic Register. She and her husband live just outside Dallas with their eight children, a German Shepherd named Dave, and an ever-multiplying family of dust-bunnies.


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