​Marie is a primetime television director, directing at least 10 live broadcast news shows a week for her local NBC affiliate, and supervising the production end of the of the entire station on the weekends. She was born with a rare medical condition called multiple hereditary exostoses, and has been diagnosed with many other conditions like fibromyalgia, IBS, chronic daily migraines, PTSD, anorexia, and more along the way. She hopes to show the world that having chronic illness doesn’t mean you can’t still make your dreams come true. You can find her on Instagram @maprilsyrup