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Cindy Abbott

At 54, Cindy Abbott Runs the Iditarod to Raise Awareness of Her Rare Disease

Stacey Gualandi | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Stacey Gualandi

"Only 707 people have finished the Iditarod -- 127 females -- so starting to train at age 52 to run this race with my disease should have been impossible."

Cindy Abbott, Woman With Rare Vascular Disease, Climbs Mt. Everest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Cindy Abbott has Wegener's granulomatosis, a rare disease that leads to the destruction of blood vessels. For the past two years, CBS News reports, sh...