‘Off to the races’

Unlike most kids, 4-year-old Layton Middleton doesn’t have the physical strength to walk and is bound to a wheelchair because of a condition known as spina bifida, a birth defect in which a baby’s spinal cord fails to develop properly.

However, Milligan College’s engineering students found a solution to give Middleton independent mobility for the first time—and a chance to have fun like other kids his age—by modifying a Fisher-Price Power Wheels Jeep from the inside out, just for him.

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