Maia Thompson loves to swim, but the 13-year-old Buckeye resident’s best race wasn’t in the pool. It was for her life.
After returning home from a camping trip to the Grand Canyon last summer, Maia wasn’t feeling well. Her mother, Christine, thought it was just vacation fatigue.
“She was super tired and having a hard time keeping her eyes open in class,” Christine said. “I said, ‘Which one?’ and she said, ‘Every one.’”