Lindsay: You are not one-dimensional.
Connect and Rise with Lindsay Walter, Charlotte based marathoner and ultra runner, who shares her story of grit and perseverance. At a very young age Lindsay was diagnosed with Alopecia. This resulted in the loss of her hair. Lindsay wore a wig as a child and was teased and made fun of by her peers. She felt emabarassed and alone. At the time, she believed she could never be beautiful without hair. Lindsay found herself in athletics. She played basketball as a youth and took out any negative emotions shooting hoops. Lindsay later went on the play basketball at the collegiate level. She also found solace (and much success) in running and continues to use running as a way to process and manage emotions. Through her journey she has realized that it's okay to feel emotions, but then we have to "lace back up." Don't ever settle for anything but being the best you can be. Never be one dimensional, but work to grow in all areas of your life. Lindsay's story will uplift and inspire you to embrace your unique beauty. Never quit on yourself.