Start your engines

Start your engines | January 11, 2011 | By Jeff Labine

Zachary Pylychuk loves school.

The 7-year-old Grade 2 student from St. Thomas Aquinas takes his power chair to get to his classes. Zachary has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a weakening of muscles that requires him to use the chair. Zachary became the ambassador for Easter Seals three years ago when a friend mentioned that his personality would make him an ideal candidate.

A normal day for Zachary starts with early morning stretches, which he said isn’t fun but necessary. After breakfast, he goes into a standing aid to increase bone density for his legs and then it’s off to school.

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