Woman competes in weightlifting event after overcoming disease

A Warwick woman who overcame a crippling disease is fighting to win the USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships in Kansas City. Allie Wiseman was diagnosed

Allie Wiseman was diagnosed in October 2015 with

Allie Wiseman was diagnosed in October 2015 with transverse myelitis, a neurological disease in which the spinal cord is inflamed. Sixteen months ago, she could barely lift her legs, let alone 99 pounds. (February 16, 2017 6:16 PM)

A Warwick woman who overcame a crippling disease is fighting to win the USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships in Kansas City.

Allie Wiseman was diagnosed in October 2015 with transverse myelitis, a neurological disease in which the spinal cord is inflamed. Sixteen months ago, she could barely lift her legs, let alone 99 pounds.

“I had to choose to just sit in bed or push myself...

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