Family, Friends, Fans Help Little Boy With Debilitating Disease

Family, Friends, Fans Help Little Boy With Debilitating Disease

WFMZ | June 21, 2011 | By Pam Cunningham

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Several kids celebrating their birthdays threw out a ceremonial first pitch Wednesday night at the R-Phils game at FirstEnergy Stadium.

But one 6-year-old can’t throw because of a disease that keeps him wheelchair bound. Yet, he still went up to the mound and enjoyed his first live baseball game.

Take me out to the ball game sounds like a simple request, but for Skyler Reed it’s a big task.

Skyler’s birthday is Saturday. Six years ago he was born with the most muscle strength, he’d ever have. He has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, or SMA.

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