Sartell Boy’s Wish Granted in A Special Way [VIDEO]
SARTELL -- A Sartell boy's heartfelt wish came true Friday afternoon.
Eight-year-old Jackson Stewart, a student at Oak Ridge Elementary, was surprised with a special pep rally to unveil his new kitty cat golf cart.
Stewart has been battling with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy since he was two. The disease weakens his muscles making it hard for him to walk, even in his own backyard.
The golf cart is covered with decals of cats, which happen to be his favorite animal, and allows him to continue to explore the outdoors with his family and friends when walking becomes more difficult.
Through the efforts of the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Coborns, Kretschmar and the Sartell community, Jackson's wish was granted. The money raised was enough to grant three more wishes for children.
Jackson's parents, Kat and Josh, say they are grateful for the way the community and business have helped grant their son's wish.