Fighting on two fronts: Saltillo family faces down kidney disease, conversion syndrome

News: Fighting on two fronts: Saltillo family faces down kidney disease, conversion syndrome

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The past 12 months have not gone as planned for Mississippi State’s Torrey Dale. After redshirting his...
Adam Robison | Buy at photos.djournal.comFaith, family and friends have helped the Burks family of Saltillo – Bryson, from left, Brett and Chris – pull through two medical crises – Brett’s kidney failure and Bryson’s conversion disorder.
The Burks family of Saltillo has been fighting for their lives – first with Brett Burks’ kidney failure and then 10-year-old Bryson’s conversion disorder – a rare condition where psychological stress manifests physically. In Bryson’s case, it was seizures.
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InventHelp Client's Stroller Design Increases Maneuverability and Convenience (JMC-952)

-- A California-based InventHelp client has invented the Single Hand Stroller, which is being submitted to companies for review.
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