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Defying all odds

Pre-med student and mother of two, diagnosed with rare disease

Published: Monday, June 25, 2012

Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 20:07


Roger Zhang -- THE BATTALION


Roger Zhang -- THE BATTALION


Roger Zhang -- THE BATTALION

Elizabeth Crouch serves as Castillo’s academic adviser and is the Director of the Biomedical Sciences Program. Crouch said,  “I am extremely impressed with Susan.  She is intelligent and compassionate.  I have always enjoyed our interactions and feel that she will be able to achieve any goal she chooses.”


Help her cause:

To assist Susan and her family with the cost, please visit a Wells Fargo and say Susan’s name and birth date, Aug. 23, 1990, to donate. For more information, visit “Medical Miracle for Susie” on Facebook or email

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