Gavin Lawrey’s rare illness often zaps his energy, making it difficult for him to do all the activities he loves. But his sister, Makenzie, still sees him as nothing short of a superhero.
The 6-year-old Cape Coral, Fla., boy has mitochondrial disease, or mito, a condition that can damage cells in the body’s major organs and lead to muscle weakness, poor growth and cardiac or liver disease, among a number of other serious issues, according to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. Makenzie sold 500 books in a week and raised $20,000. She plans to continue pushing forward until she reaches her goal! What an amazing little girl!
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Rebecca is an independent publisher working to help siblings of children with emotional challenges.