Why I'm Running
Last year my why was a mixture of wanting to make a difference in these beautiful children’s lives, as well as proving to myself that I could do hard things. It was also last year that I realized just how large of an impact doing those hard things could make. 24 in 24 is a movement. A family. A force. To be a part of it, to witness it, to feel the love, and have the result be a substantial amount of money and awareness raised for these local children that are dealing with unimaginable circumstances is my why.
About Team Madelyn

It was at our 19-week ultrasound - the one where you find out the gender, we got the news about Madelyn. They had told us she had spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

When Madelyn (Maddie) was born on February 8th, there were more diagnoses that morning that weren’t detected during any of our ultrasounds. She had an intestinal genetic disorder (imperforate anus defect). The same day she was born she underwent her first of many surgeries - the closure repair of her back. A few days later, another surgery to place her temporary shut in her head as well as a colostomy and about 2 weeks later her permanent VP shunt was placed. We weren’t allowed to hold her for a couple weeks let alone even touch her. 32 days later in the NICU she was able to go home. In 2018 we were told Madelyn has no hearing in her right ear.

Nothing slows Madelyn down though. She is a total rockstar! She has done speech and occupational therapy. She continues to do physical therapy at Akron Children’s. While Madelyn has made great strides in therapy, she still requires a colostomy bag and catheterizations multiple times a day. The ongoing care she needs often requires assistance from her pediatrician, specialty providers and urgent care visits.

4 years later, 10 surgeries, countless hospital stays and visits - Madelyn is such an amazing, independent, big hearted little girl! She also started preschool last fall (2020), she will do 1 more year of preschool this year (2021)! Each day she asks if it’s time to go see her teacher (who she LOVES!) and classmates. Big brother Logan and her love playing soccer together, playing outside and getting on each other’s nerves! We are beyond blessed to have such a supportive team on our side and so many people who love our sweet Madelyn!

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Bethany and Jordan
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Barbara
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Proud of you ~ such a good soul!

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Briana Bernstein
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So inspired by you!!

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Run Angela Run !!!

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Kelsey Dugger
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Good luck! Can’t wait to cheer you on, wish I was able to run it with you again!

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Zach S
15 days ago

This should get you to your goal, good luck with the run

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Kara Drummond
16 days ago

So proud of you for doing this again! I love you!

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Sandie and Mark, your Texas family!
20 days ago

Go Angela Go !

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Mary Jane Frascarelli
23 days ago

Good luck Angela ❤️

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The Hensch Family
26 days ago

When your legs get tired, run with your heart. We love you, Joe, Robyn, Ethan & Shaun

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Carol & Ernie Geyer
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We are proud of you, Ang!❤️

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Linda Robinson
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So proud of you! Prayers for Madelyn.

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Janet
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Thank you for your inspiration and letting me be part of such a great cause❣️

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Paula Harnichar
2 months ago

So happy for the path you’ve chosen to take. Congratulations!

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Best wishes!

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Renee, Jeff, Connor, Watson
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To all the beautiful, strong and fighting children 💛

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Elaine Wolf
2 months ago

I love your dedication Angela. You inspire me!

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Sam & Angie Russell
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We are so proud of you and your dedication to this great cause.

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Grandma Sydney
2 months ago

For the wish kids :)

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Pat Doganiero
3 months ago

What a beautiful young girl. Thank you Angela

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Debra Jasinski
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Alvin McGuffin
3 months ago

To Madelyn on team Angela McGuffin

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Mom
3 months ago

So proud of your dedication to this incredible cause. In memory of those we’ve lost and to support those who still fight ❤️

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Prayers for this sweet and brave girl!

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