May 30, 2014
Marianne Sansour holds one of the many birdhouses she has painted in recent months. The detailed and creative hobby keeps her busy and keeps her mind off her progressing disease. She also has adopted a butterfly motif throughout her house and garden – and a butterfly tattoo on her right forearm — because the butterfly, and its symbolism of rebirth, is the symbol of ALS.
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arianne Sansour has ALS. It will eventually kill her, but she’s facing down her diagnosis with a deep faith, a wicked sense of humor and a bouyant attitude.