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Packer Weekly: Dangerous birth defect goes unnoticed for 17 years

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By Elsa Bollinger

Senior Aubrey Wagar has been living the past 17 years of her life cheating paralysis. Everything Aubrey did risked her life, and no one knew until last fall. If it was not for a trip to Aubrey’s orthodontist for braces, she would still be living in danger every day.


After taking an X-ray at the orthodontist, Aubrey and her family discovered something that changed their life.

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