Zach Wigal is the 29-year-old founder of Gamers Outreach, a nonprofit that started as a basement project in Wigal’s parent’s house in Michigan while he was in high school. Today, Wigal’s group provides gaming -- interactive equipment, technology, and software -- in 200 hospitals nationwide and in Canada. Wigal’s goal: to make sure children in hospitals around the world have access to therapeutic relief during treatment.
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