The Importance of FUN

On September 8, 1998, my twelve-year-old son, Anthony, suffered a severe brain injury due to a lack of oxygen during resuscitation from cardiac arrest. Wolf Parkinson White Syndrome, a rare and undetected condition, had caused Anthony’s heart to stop. A lack of...

Moving Video: A Perfect Father Figure

A recent story featured on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” epitomizes the power of Encouraging Other Kids. Bill Hansbury, also known as “Boston Bill,” is a 72-year-old avid cyclist and runner. In February 2008, while riding his road bike, Bill...

Accepting a Disabled Child: A Message of Hope

My daughter, Holly, has a severe form of epilepsy. The strong seizures began when she was about 14. During most days, she had one or more seizures. Some were “drop attacks,” which caused her to fall backward. She had many bad falls before we got her a...