In this article Hillary responds to the use of the term "brave" to describe children like her daughter Esmé--and why it has to be ok that sometimes she is allowed to not be brave. An excerpt and link to the full article are below.
January 27, 2016
I feel like people toss around the idea of bravery a lot when they are talking about children with medical challenges. And as I am lying here in a hospital crib at 4 a.m., pinned under my sleeping daughter, Ezzy, unable to sleep myself, this is what I find myself thinking about: What does it mean to call Ezzy brave?