Local 8-year-old bound to wheelchair bags first deer
Newark Advocate | October 9, 2011 | By Anna Sudar
BOWLING GREEN TOWNSHIP — There are no ramps in the forest.
The ground is often soggy or full of rocks and holes.
However, that doesn’t stop Cauy Sprankle from rolling through the woods in his power wheelchair to accompany his father, Chris Sprankle, on hunting and fishing trips.
On Sept. 30, the 8-year-old reached an important milestone in the life of any young hunter — killing his first deer.
With the help of his father, Cauy used a crossbow to shoot the doe from his wheelchair.
“It was a big feat for him, Chris said. “But he’s kind of a natural (at hunting).”
A third-grader at Glenford Elementary, Cauy was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy when he was 9 months old.
The neuromuscular disease is characterized by a progressive loss of muscle control and movement and increasing weakness.
It hasn’t slowed Cauy down.
“We try to let him do everything a normal kid would do,” Chris said. “He expects it.”
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