Shawna Garito

Fighting like a girl pays off

Fighting like a girl pays off

Participants at this year’s Fight Like a Girl Fireman challenge had some serious reasons for fighting. Danielle Johnson, for example, was fighting for her 88-year-old grandmother who survived a mastectomy. Without such serious motivation, Johnson might not have made it through a grueling course that required dragging a fire hose, spraying a cone, pounding a […]

Healing local wounds

Any given day Shawna Garito gets a photo of a wound sent to her by her friends. In-grown hairs, abrasions and other less-than-appealing images sent to her, typically with questions about what to do next. But Garito doesn’t mind. “I like wounds because I like seeing them get better. I like seeing how coordinating the […]