Eight-year-old heart patient joins UB women’s gymnastics team

An eight-year-old whose battle with life-threatening cardiovascular disease has not diminished the giant size of her courageous heart has joined the University of Bridgeport women's gymnastics program.

Amber Lehrman of Stratford, CT, was welcomed as an honorary member at joyous draft day ceremony that was held in the University’s Wheeler Recreation Center on December 13, 2018.