"It was really something that I had to digest," Paula explained. "I've always been the type of person to overcome adversaries and I had nothing to bring to the table ... I didn't know anything about it."
"Today, I've done a lot of research," said Paula, who credited her family and friends for teaching her how to share hope with other people. "I have been fortunate enough to surround myself with knowledgeable people and today I have something to bring to the table."