Modified mower makes a celebrity of boy with cerebral palsy

07/22/2008 | Evening Leader (St. Marys, Ohio), The

In St. Marys, Ohio, a 12-year-old boy with cerebral palsy became a local celebrity when CNN did a feature on his love of mowing lawns. Friends and relatives worked for a year to modify a zero-turn mower to safely attach to the bottom of a wheelchair, and now Dylan Everage attracts a crowd of well-wishers as he cuts grass every Saturday. Dylan's family said they have no intention of patenting the device. "We're trying to remain as typical as possible here," his mother said.

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