Amy grew up being the prettiest of her parents' four kids. The setback did not stop her three brothers from growing into three exceptional men.
Amy and her cousin, Gina. Like their grandmother, Gina also has rheumatoid arthritis. As kids, Amy and Gina turned the tiniest minutia of comparison into a contest to see who would win. (Amy was diagnosed with immune dysfunction 12 years before Gina.)
Eric, Amy, Ian, and Mackenzie.
They don't have MS, but they are daily handicapped by it. They are the reason that all of this makes sense.
Eric intends to be Amy's constant companion and nurse for the six weeks in Israel. Amy intends to be Eric's constant source for riveting conversation. He's pretty pumped.