Maiya Colón is a twenty-three month old battling a rare genetic disorder known as Progressive Osseous Heteroplasia, in which bone forms within skin and muscle tissue.
Maiya was born 7 weeks premature on August 31, 2012 and has had a hard battle since day one. Tests taken shortly after her birth revealed that she has the newest in a rare form of genetic abnormalities. Her genetic code contains a de novo, or brand new, GNAS mutation.
David Czerwinski lives south of Madison, Wisconsin.
David works full time as a Graphic Arts Director at Kollege Town Sports in Madison, Wisconsin and grew up a Buffalo fan, following the likes of Jim Kelly, Thurman Thomas, and Bruce Smith.