Live life to the fullest

Author: Miguel Rodriguez for The Buffalo News
Published On: 11/13/2016

The trophies and scars Leah Manth has collected during her lifetime aren’t just rewards for participating in sports.

They are signs of her determination. They are signs of her independence.

They are proof that the 16-year-old North Tonawanda student-athlete and avid hunter lives life to the fullest, even though her body continues to be ravaged by a medical condition that has no known cure.

Manth, a runner for North Tonawanda’s cross country and indoor and outdoor track teams, has Type 2 neurofibromatosis.

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