WAUSAU - Roy Thorson tries to be as self-reliant as possible. But when you live with spinal muscular atrophy, as the 14-year-old does, you can use a boost every once in a while.
Monday morning, Thorson joined up with Wasuau firefighters to announce the start of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual "Fill the Boot" campaign.
"Not many people in today's society take the time to help others, so it's great to see them," Thorson said of the firefighters. "They take a night of their time and they go out and raise money for people like me. That just means all the world to me." ...
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