Lancaster woman shares the power of a smile

Good News With Gabby

LANCASTER, N.Y. (WIVB) — At just 9-years-old Julia Harris suffered a severe brain injury. She had relearn how to eat, talk, move and walk again. But she never gave up, defying the odds.

Now at 27-years-old she’s a motivational speaker with her own company “License 2 Smile.” She’s spoken in front of thousands, inlcuding schools, sports teams and businesses.

The Lancaster native spreads a message of positivity and perseverance. She also creates motivational videos.

Now due to COVID-19, she’s offering virtual sessions, starting this October. For more information head here.

Harris says you have a choice, and she’s chosen to live life to the fullest with a smile. 

Gabrielle Mediak is a reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2019. See more of her work here.

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