Maryud Cortés was born prematurely into a poor Colombian family. To make matters worse, she contracted a spinal infection that left her unable to walk. Her father implored the Virgin Mary to heal his daughter. By age 9 that happened! Maryud had bigger dreams. Read more of her story here.
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