Painting and teaching motivate MDA’s 2011 Personal Achievement Award recipient for Tennessee, who has dermatomyositis
posted on September 16, 2011 - 12:33pm
Jason Peck’s memory of his childhood has some missing images: running, jumping, swinging, and sliding into home.
Although Peck, who received a dermatomyositis diagnosis at age 4, missed out on playing ball in the backyard with his buddies, he discovered early on that he had a talent his speedy friends didn’t — the ability to draw rather well. And he’s never looked back.