Six years ago, Illinois State sophomore Alex Shelton was in a coma. Doctors told his parents he only had a 10 percent chance of living after suffering a traumatic brain injury in an accident.
Audiology mentor Ryan Mulligan ’11 and a team of student volunteers are helping Special Olympics Illinois athletes as they compete in the Summer Games at Illinois State.
Sam Clement, a 13-year-old from just outside Bloomington, wants to be a writer someday, penning big, long fantasy novels. But the someday storyteller struggled to do just that—tell stories—because of his stutter.