Ana’s Story / La historia de Ana

How she and her family learned about sports injuries.

Free bilingual fotonovela.

Graphic: Cartoon-style graphic of a young girl, Ana, kicking a soccer ball at a park. There are trees in the background and Ana is playing in the grass. Two of Ana’s family members are in the background, cheering her on.

Ana’s word bubble: Hi, I’m Ana! Summer for my family means picnics, parks, and playing outdoors. I love soccer, and now I know how to play safely. Do you want some tips?  

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Graphic: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services logo.

Graphic: National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health logo.

Last Reviewed: 09/11/2017