Georgia boy robbed of ability to walk asks for birthday cards

September 6, 2016 1:13 PM

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A 9-year-old Georgia boy isn’t asking for toys ahead of his first double-digit birthday. Instead, he’s asking for birthday cards.

Chase Howard of Marietta, Georgia, has a rare form of muscular dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and lost mobility in his legs, Fox 5 Atlanta reported. The diagnosis affects less than 200,000 in the United States each year. There is no cure for the DMD and the life expectancy is, on average, 2...

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