Return of the Superhero

Kyle McCarthy will soon be getting a SmartDrive Max Mobility 2 attachment for his wheelchair after a successful virtual Return of the Superhero Fun Run May 11-16. Participants posted photos with the tag #Returnofthesuperhero — such as Wy’east staff Shayla Moline and Ayme Hooper, pictured at right safely supporting Kyle. “We have reached our goal and way beyond,” said Kyle’s mother, Debbie McCarthy. “The community was extremely generous.” She said the family received three significant contributions as well: From the Odell Lions club (members Art Carroll, Chuck Bugge and Becky Bugge are pictured above with Debbie and Kyle at the start of the event), the Foster family in memory of David Foster, and a donation in memory of Jeff Rice. The wheelchair attachment is similar to an electric bike, McCarthy said, and will allow Kyle to go long distances and up hills without assistance. 

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