Struggling with Serendipity

by ParentCo. June 22, 2017

Lady watching up wearing swim dress

Subscribe to Parent Co. on YouTube! In 2000, Elizabeth Kolbe suffered a C6-7 spinal cord injury when her and her mother, Cindy, were in a car accident. With the help of her family and friends, Beth would go on to accomplish extraordinary things, including swimming in the Paralympics and for the Harvard College Women’s Swimming Team. Elizabeth works as a lawyer in Washington, DC. Follow their inspiring story of perseverance and teamwork. This video is a part of Parent Co. Stories, a new video series sharing authentic stories for curious parents. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to see the latest story every week. --- Special Thanks to Cindy and Beth Kolbe for sharing their story. You can read Cindy’s original article, “Breathing Lessons” on Parent Co. and learn more about their story at



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