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Brain injury survivor proves to be ‘Strong as Steele’
March 25, 2021

In sports, you learn practice makes perfect, and that’s the mindset 18-year-old Steele McLaren applied to his rehabilitation journey at Madonna. After suffering brain trauma while on a hunting trip, the three-sport athlete from Atlantic, Iowa showed why he’s “Strong as Steele.” And just like on the football field, Steele didn’t face this fight alone. His care team, and 35,000 people on the Facebook page “Praying for Steele #32 strong,” cheered him on every step of the way.

Stroke survivor driven to heal by partner’s health battle
June 02, 2020

When Steve Mizner's partner of 16-years was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, he stepped up to help take care of his family. Then when Steve suffered a stroke in early January, he says witnessing his partner's courage and determination during her fight is what's driving him now to heal.