Instead of letting cerebral palsy control her life, Alexis McCaughey celebrated all that life had to offer her. She even began competing in beauty pageants specifically for children with special needs. Of course, her large family was there to cheer her on as she bravely took the stage. In 2013, Alexis won the Teen Miss Dream Made True contest in Carroll, Iowa. She would also graduate in the top 15% of her high school class. As Alexis progressed and was a motivational leader, she and her other siblings continued to make history as the world’s first surviving septuplets. But that wasn’t all.