Catching up with Hunter: On the fast track
A few months ago, Hunter VanBrocklin was barely managing a one-mile-per-hour pace on the treadmill. That was before his surgery to treat hip dysplasia.
“I went past 1 mph already. Say good-bye,” brags Hunter, who’s not only managing a brisk three-miles-per-hour pace, but also recently returned from a trip to Washington D.C. for Family Advocacy Day. The annual event brings families from children’s hospitals across the U.S. to the capital to meet with their senators and representatives to share their medical stories and encourage lawmakers to improve access to high-quality pediatric care.