Her time­line

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - SPORT -

Seven months: Maryanne was di­ag­nosed with neu­rob­las­toma, which killed the nerves to her legs

Five years: She re­quired a wheel­chair but re­fused to rely on it

15: Be­gan play­ing wheel­chair basketball

17: Won her first com­pe­ti­tion, the Kevin Coombs Cup

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