Susanna VanVickle,  —

Susanna VanVickle is a Cajun girl who grew up traveling the world as a missionary kid. Today she is a wife, mom, and teacher in North Texas. In 2019 she and three of her five children were diagnosed with Fabry disease. Though the rare disease journey came as a complete surprise, the VanVickle family tries to see the bigger picture and how a straight path can be drawn with crooked lines. As a BioNews columnist, Susanna now shares bits and pieces of her family’s experience with Fabry, hoping to encourage others who are in the trenches of the rare disease struggle.

Articles by Susanna VanVickle