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His Inspiration Will Live on Forever

Preston was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy at ten months old and
taught himself how to maneuver a power wheelchair at eighteen months. Despite
his physical limitations, he proved to be a talented athlete who thrived on
competition. Even if he could not participate in an activity, he found a way to be
 involved whether he was the referee or a diehard fan. He engaged people of all
ages with his vibrant personality, constant smile, and ability to recall a name. His
fervor for life and perseverance with all his endeavors from chess club to pickup
 football inspired the creation of an environment to encourage inclusive recreation
where individuals of all abilities can play side by side. Despite his untimely death
 in 2008, just shy of his twelfth birthday, his spirit lives in all who are able to play
and enjoy boundlessly at Preston's H.O.P.E ..

In loving memory of Preston, please consider a donation to sustain Preston's H.O.P.E.   To donate, click here