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Detroit 7 News Interviews Elayna Alexandra

A local woman is overcoming a rare genetic disease to compete for Team USA.
Elayna Alexandra had quite a tough childhood. She was born with a rare bone disease called Congenital Pseudoarthrosis, which made the bones in her legs brittle and easy to break. She had endured 22 surgeries by the age of 21.
Things got better. She was surgery-free for about 10 years, but during the pandemic, her mobility sharply declined. In the summer of 2020, after not being able to walk, she received sobering news.
Full Story: Detroit 7 News


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