Mallory Mayeux (center), a Longbridge native, stands with parents Vickie (left) and Steven Mayeux in front of a billboard featuring the story of her recovery from brain injury. The billboard is part of a statewide campaign by the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) in Houston. Mallory was hit by a car in Houston four years ago and sustained serious injury. An experimental process used Mallory’s own stem cells to heal the brain damage from the accident.
While crossing a street in Houston in July 2013, Mallory Mayeux was hit by a drunk driver, thrown 45 feet through the air and sustained a serious brain injury.