July 7, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Kimberly Matthews gives Thomas a hand with toothbrushing after dinner. Matthews, a full-time endocrinology nurse practitioner and single mother, is passionate about helping her two children, 4 1/2-year-old Thomas and his younger sister Malinda, almost 3. She hopes that the work she went through gathering the resources for Thomas’ treatment and therapy will be of assistance to other families.

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