Atlanta native featured in Sundance’s ‘Push Girls’ about young women with paralysis
Atlanta native Mia Schaikewitz is featured in Sundance Channel’s “Push Girls,” which debuts June 4. CREDIT: Sundance While many young people end up with paralysis after nasty car accidents or sports injuries, 15-year-old Atlanta native Mia Schaikewitz had no traum. One day, she started losing feeling in her legs. Soon after, a doctor figured out it was an arteriovenous malformation or AVM in her spinal cord, an abnormal connection between veins and arteries that caused sudden paralysis. Eighteen years later, she is featured in a new reality program called “Push Girls,” about four Los Angeles friends who all… >>
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