TOWSON, Md. - Ray Tskalas has never walked in his life. He was born with a rare, genetic disorder called Cytochrome C Oxidase. His adoptive parents were told not to expect much. But at 24, Ray has let nothing stop him.
He just ran a 5k race in Towson, thanks to a nonprofit organization called Athletes Serving Athletes. Athletes Serving Athletes pairs athletes with challenged kids so they can experience the thrill of the race. They push special wheelchairs mile after mile to help kids compete. Ray has done two races so far and is now hoping to finish a triathlon.
Volunteers with Athletes Serving Athletes describe the experience as incredibly rewarding and they are always looking for help. If you want to learn more, you can visit www.athletesservingathletes.org
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