“We can’t wait for the world to adapt and include us, we just need to go out and be a part of it…by creating awareness for the needs, invisible and visible, of children who need more,” says Samantha Isaacs, mother of Henry “Hank” Isaacs, one of the Hang Tough Foundation’s Hang Tough Heroes.
One year ago, Emme and her family visited Cat Ba Island in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. Emme was both enchanted by the Cat Ba Langur monkeys living there and distressed to learn that there were only 60 of them left in the entire world, all living there on Cat Ba Island. The Cat Ba Langurs used to thrive in their little corner of the world, but due to poaching they had become the most endangered monkey species on the planet. Emme knew she needed to take action to help the Cat Ba Langurs.
The very first day Ashaunta Anderson dropped her then one-year-old son off at daycare, he returned home to her with his first fever. That fever led him to the emergency room and ultimately hospital admission. What caused all this?