Featured Campaign: Mississippi River Swim
"Pulmonary Hypertension is such a serious disease and I am ashamed to say I never knew anything about it until Nicky passed away. Living in the South means a lot of people live in rural areas. The most rewarding thing about this [benefit and swim] is that I have talked to so many people who thought they were alone until they read one of the articles…
...Getting the word ‘out there’ about PH is the most rewarding thing I have ever done and I don’t intend to stop."
- Lil Long, July 2010
The Long Battle for Nicky Media Library
Lil’s fierce determination to accomplish her year-long goal of swimming across the Mississippi River grabbed the attention of regional print and broadcast media as early as the fall of 2009. Play any of the videos below, and learn more about Lil's PH journey.
Determination in the Delta video | Delta News interview | News Channel 3 interview | Delta News clip