2012 Emmy Nominee: Mother on a Mission
Clip | 6m 45s
April LeFriu was happy being a mom and helping run the family business, but her world was turned upside-down with a devastating diagnosis. She and her two children learned they have Retinitis Pigmentosa, a rare eye disease that leads to blindness. She took her cause to the stage in a quest to win the title of "Mrs. America" and become a powerful voice fighting to find a cure for blindness.