BENEFITING: MYTEAM TRIUMPH
EVENT DATE: Oct 27, 2013
Captain Matthew earned his Captain’s medal when he crossed the 5K finish line with his Mom earlier this year! NOW, he is on the road to earning the title 'MARATHONER'!!!
On October 27th, 2013 Captain Matthew will embark on a 5 hour, 26.2 mile mission to earn the title, Marathoner. He will be joined by his mother, DeMarie, and Angel Sherry! (toggle through the photos to the left to see the team and read more about them below)!
A message from Captain Matthew's Mother and Angel:
On January 19, 1999 the Lord said it was time…………..meet Matthew. Born 27 weeks, weighing 1 pound, 6 oz, and only a few inches long. Persevering nearly 4 months in the hospital, illnesses that left him rehospitalized with close calls and multiple surgeries. Matthew is a handsome, young, flourishing teenager with a heart of gold. Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at the age of one, but that has not slowed him down. He loves playing video games, attending the Louisiana Lions Camp during the summer, watching movies, adaptive skiing (see the two photos to the left!), eating different culture foods, museums, and learning about the French and Japanese culture & language. Don’t be surprised if he greets you with a big smile, a bow, and says Konnichiwa (pronounced “kon-nee-chee-wah”)! Most teenagers want gifts and money as a birthday present but Matthew wants to go eat Escargot at a “real” French cuisine restaurant. One day he hopes to make it to Paris and Japan. I told him one flight at a time….. but for now…… Matthew will soon be a MARATHONER!
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