• Finding the Silver Lining as a Teenage Crohn's Patient

    When he was 9 years old and in fourth grade, Alex Jofriet dropped to a rail-thin 50 pounds. He was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Today, at 17, Alex has learned to manage his condition. He says it has made him always look for the silver lining in life.
  • Finding the Silver Lining as a Teenage Crohn's Patient

    Diagnosed with Crohn's disease at 9 years old, Alex Jofriet, 17, has learned to manage his condition.