Libra J. Hicks
Our Children's Story, Inc. 501(c)3 Organization
Libra J. Hicks was born to Jane and Rodney Smith on February of 1981. Like her father, Libra adopted a love for music. As a child, she loved to sing and learn about writing and producing music. She grew up with a dream to become a professional singer and tour the world entertaining others.
At the age of 24 years old, Libra got pregnant and gave birth to Anthony Jr. aka Moo. Libra’s pregnancy was great, no complications to slow her down. On December 15th, 2005, Anthony Jr. was born. He stayed in the NICU for 3 weeks due to having lack of oxygen to the brain. Due to both mother and son experienced a very traumatic birthing experience, Anthony was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, epilepsy and a host of other health challenges.
In 2010, Libra founded “Our Children’s Story” in honor of her son Anthony Jr. Her organization assists families who care for loved ones with (dis)Abilities. Libra can relate to all mothers’ who are raising children or caring for an adult with (dis)Abilities. No matter the diagnosis, the feelings are the same across the board.
Libra is very dedicated to everything that she becomes a part of. Her love and passion for the special needs’ community is indescribable. She works very hard for not only her son but the entire special needs community. Libra tries her absolute best to encourage, empower, uplift and inspire other families that are just like hers.