Young Osoyoos woman using Miss Canada Petite pageant to represent those with rare diseases (St. Paul's Hospital)

When Chelsea Cameron-Horner competes in the Miss Canada Petite pageant this week in Toronto, she’ll be representing Osoyoos and doing something memorable for Canada 150.

But Cameron-Horner, 25, has another goal – she wants to represent those with rare diseases and bring attention to them.

The disease affects joints and organs such as the eyes and the heart. Cameron-Horner is under the care of a clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver.

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