Friday, April 18, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
AMY DAVIDSON STANDS with her mom, Boo in the studio at the Mountain Democrat. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
AMY DAVIDSON stands in the studio at the Mountain Democrat. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
AMY DAVIDSON, left, stands with her mom, Boo, and sister, Stefanie in the photo studio at the Mountain Democrat. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
JAMEY WILBUR, health service coordinator with the Muscular Dystrophy Association speaks to the students of Mountain Creek Middle School during an assembly Wednesday Nov. 28. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
SANTIAGO SABADO, right, a music teacher at Mountain Creek Middle School, joins students in an exercise that challenged participants to button shirts with socks on their hands. The activity was part of an assembly aimed at helping students and teachers understand first-hand what it is like to live with disabilities. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
SEVENTH GRADER Tyler Sebren opens a door from the perspective of someone using a wheelchair under the supervision of Muscular Dystrophy Association volunteer Jeff Drum as part of a disability awareness assembly at Mountain Creek Middle School. Democrat by Krysten Kellum
EIGHTH GRADER Cassandra Jones tries to keep her balance as she walks across a pile of pillows and sleeping bags to simulate the experience of individuals suffering symptoms of muscular dystrophy. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
MOUNTAIN CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL students Josh Jones, left, and Mackenzie Newton use walkers during an assembly at the school that allowed students to experience the challenges of living with a disability like muscular dystrophy. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
AMY DAVIDSON smiles after giving a speech to the students at her school about her experience living with muscular dystrophy. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum