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