Samantha: Getting Along Swimmingly
Teen with spina bifida benefits from advanced hip surgery at Rady Children’s
By Josh Baxt
Amanda Geier doesn’t smile when she recounts the medical advice she once received about her daughter Samantha’s spina bifida. “I was told that what’s going to happen is going to happen, and there’s no point in trying to prevent anything,” she said.
For the Geier family, that simply wasn’t good enough. “You learn to fight for your kid to be able to do the things she wants to do,” Amanda said.