Growing up, Morrow, who has spinal muscular atrophy, had to fight to get people to listen to him; now they pay thousands of dollars for the privilege

posted on October 3, 2013 - 9:27am
Self-confessed workaholic Jon Morrow is an entrepreneur and the CEO of BoostBlogTraffic.com — a company that grossed nearly half a million dollars last year and is expected to double that amount this year. Thirty-year-old Morrow has always been a smart overachiever, graduating from high school at 16, starting three businesses before he was 18 (two game-development companies and a software company...

Michael Wogan, who had congenital muscular dystrophy and was killed in a Reno air show accident, enjoyed travel, airplanes and adventure

posted on September 21, 2011 - 9:00am
Michael Wogan had been looking forward to the trip to the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nev. According to his younger brother James, “Michael liked to get out and travel, and he was so excited about getting on a plane.” Michael’s older brother Billy, 26 — who, like Michael, 22, and James, 19, has congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD) — was supposed to attend the show with their dad. When...

Ralph Braun, who has spinal muscular atrophy, turned his scooter and modified van designs into a multimillion-dollar business

posted on June 14, 2011 - 2:30pm
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 3
Update (Feb. 12, 2013): Ralph Braun died peacefully at his home in Winamac, Ind., on Feb. 8, 2013, with his family at his side. He was 72 years old. Ralph Braun clearly remembers the day he learned he had “muscular dystrophy.”  The experience taught him a lesson that shaped who he is and helped drive him to achieve great success.