Gwinnett Daily Post shares an inspirational story of a young athlete who is thriving while living with narcolepsy with cataplexy.

But it wasn’t until Brooks and her younger sister Gianna demonstrated a “trick” they had discovered to her parents that concern turned to alarm.

“My little sister figured out she could make me collapse or fall down. She’s quite the comedian,” Brooks joked. “So of course, we showed our parents, and they were like, ‘That’s not right.’ So, that was the first sign.”