This gang is ready to Walk and Roll
The Charlotte Observer | March 31, 2011 | By Jessica Milicevic
Michael Gray Dougherty, known to friends and family as Gray, is a happy, independent 12-year-old boy.
He likes to play chess and Xbox, and he competes on the National Academic League team at Alexander Graham Middle School. He lives in Sharon Woods with his mom, Abbie, dad, Mike, and 8-year-old brother, Riley.
Gray also has a rare muscular disease: Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Diagnosed when he was 10 months old, Gray has limited voluntary muscle movement and has been in a power wheelchair since he was 2. Every five years, Gray graduates to a new wheelchair to fit his changing needs and size.
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