Posted on May 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM
Updated Monday, May 12 at 7:10 AM
EAGLE — Students at Eagle Middle School are going the extra mile to help out one of their classmates — they’ve raised more than $3,300 to help buy a special bicycle for her.
We first brought you Meghan Wildman’s inspirational story last June. The 13-year-old was paralyzed in a car accident last year. At the time, Meghan’s dance teacher made her dream to dance again possible, helping her to learn to dance in a wheelchair.
In addition to dancing, Meghan also loved bike riding, but hasn’t been able to since her accident. Her friends at school decided to change that.
Seventy-eight National Honors Society students organized Miles for Meghan – a rally to raise the money to buy her an adaptive hand cycle.
In the last year, Meghan has been doing a lot of physical therapy to get stronger.
“It was a really hard year, really hard,” said Meghan’s mom, Trina Holley Wagoner. “We’ve actually taken a turn toward hope.”
Hope that Meghan will walk again with the help of braces.
Her family is overwhelmed by the show of support from Eagle Middle School.