Where: Tucson, Ariz.
DX: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, 20 years
What: A former building maintenance worker, Castillo enjoys creating festive and fun piñatas for decoration or use at children’s birthday parties.
He fills requests from friends and family members and sells them for $25 to $100, depending on complexity.
Bobby Bible Stotts City, Mo.; age 14 Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Bobby’s mother, Jana, found a way for her son to get around the house more conveniently, without the use of his power chair. It also enables Bobby to get exercise and be more independent.