Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Paula Ruter is a married mom to a special needs teen daughter, Anna. Anna was born with a rare metabolic disorder called Maple Syrup Urine Disease, and received a liver transplant on September 23, 2012. Paula shares about the ups and downs of a transplant, through time spent on the waiting list to the surgery and beyond at her blog Our Transplant Journey.
Paula is also passionate about her volunteer work with HopeWell Ranch, a nonprofit equine therapy ranch located in central Michigan.