Day 29: Jackee and Shirley

Shirley had a typical mother-daughter relationship with her 14-year-old, Jackee. Then, an accident with a train led to an amputated leg, numerous surgeries, and further health complications for Jackee. Shirley’s life changed forever. Five years later, Jackee remains a force of positivity and optimism, and Shirley has developed a close bond with her that goes beyond typical motherhood. See their story.