‘The wheelchair comics are coming,’ warns Michael O’Connell (Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy), who loves to leave ’em laughing
posted on May 28, 2010 - 2:54pm
What started out as an item on O'Connell's bucket list is now an almost nightly occurance: performing comedy on stage.
“So this woman comes up and tries to give me a dollar. I wanted to say, ‘Hey! Just because I’m in a wheelchair doesn’t mean I’m homeless!’”