Three years ago, WGN News brought you the story of a mother’s love for her special needs son and her passion for spreading that love to others just like him.
Since then, she has gone through many twists and turns, including a fight with breast cancer.
She chronicled her experiences in a new book
Also, the I Am Who I Am Foundation has grown tremendously since its start in 2009.
They now donate baby blankets to children born with special needs and hold a fundraising party every November.
Holly Simon is one of Chicago’s Very Own.
More info at http://www.iam-whoiam.com/