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From the July 30, 2014 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
Latavia Moore of Cusseta has won the collective heart of the community in recent years by showing an indomitable spirit while fighting a deadly disease. She's still fighting and still flashing smiles that can light up a room and lift the spirits of everyone around her. However, the community is seeing less and less of that smile as it becomes more difficult for her to venture out.
The 14-year-old has reached Stage IV of metachromatic leukodystrophy disease. This is the final stage of the rare disorder that ... Online subscribers for the rest of the story.