Charlotte Douglas International Airport has launched a new program to help those with hidden disabilities feel more comfortable in the airport. The airport partnered with the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program to develop the program. Those with disabilities such as autism, anxiety, dementia, chronic pain, and visual/hearing impairment can receive a free sunflower lanyard, bracelet, or pin to […]


Though I’m only in my twenties, I’ve survived circumstances that would devastate most. At the tender age of nine, I was diagnosed with a rare heart condition. Less than two years later, I became the recipient of a heart and kidney transplant–all before my twelfth birthday. You would think that this medical saga would end […]