LDS Dad Making National TV & Halloween Dreams Come True with ‘Magic Wheelchairs’


This article was originally written by Danielle Beckstrom for LDS Living. The following is an excerpt. 

What began as the desire to create an unforgettable holiday soon turned into a non-profit organization that is gaining national attention.

The parents of three children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryan and Lana Weimer, wanted to make their kids’ Halloween a special occasion by creating custom costumes their kids could wear with their wheelchairs.

But they didn’t stop there

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Kylie is a writer at and graduate of BYU with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She grew up in a Chicago suburb where she gained a passion for the Chicago Cubs. She enjoys writing and live event video production.