Watching out for Ella
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Ella Wagner, who has a rare arthrogryposis multiplex congenital condition, celebrates her third birthday with family and friends at Kennedy Park on Thursday, December 20, 2012. Wagner enjoyed a day without any surgeries or worries and could be heard yelling, 'Open presents, please!' Wagner swings with her mother, Audri, at the nearby playground before some of her guests arrive at her party.
PHOTO BY CRYSTAL OCHOA/YUMA SUN
Watching out for Ella.
When little Ella Kaye Wagner and her mother, Audrianna McMillen, arrived at the Yuma Women's Club, they were wet from perspiration. It was the middle of summer, and the air conditioning in their car had stopped working.The club had invited McMillen, 23, and her then 2-year-old daughte. Read Watching out for Ella...