Joseph Shewey was born with a form of cerebral palsy. The nonverbal 4-year-old used to cling to a walker just to stand.
But after meeting Hilary Morris, a mental health counselor who was in physical therapy after a horrific car crash, Joey was able to participate in the Awesome 3000 fun run.
The fun run is an annual event in which thousands of local students participate. Joey’s family and Hilary share the meaning behind the friendship and Joey’s ability to take part in this event with his peers.
Read the full story and watch the video interview here.