In 2008, basketball phenom Elena Delle Donne started attending the University of Connecticut, a decision that would likely have launched her sports career into the stratosphere. Two days later, she moved back to her home state to attend the University of Delaware which was 20 minutes from her family’s home. Her decision surprised many people who saw it as a step off the road that would have brought her the quickest level of personal success. But Delle Donne wasn’t concerned with ‘personal’ success. It was her sister Lizzie, who suffers from cerebral palsy, that she cared about most. Watch their story below:
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