Woman refuses to let health issues derail plans|
By Julie Sevrens Lyons
"Carol Picchi doesn't ask ``Why me?'' even
though it would be easy to.
Born with cerebral palsy, she didn't walk until she was 2. The neurological
disorder so crippled her right hand she had to learn to write with her left.
She went through years of physical therapy and attended a school for
special-needs children until she was a teen. Then, at age 14, a hip surgery
changed her world for good.
It left her unable to walk. Dependent on a wheelchair.
But it didn't hinder her resolve to succeed.
``You take it with a grain of salt,'' she says. ``You have to go forward with