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Penpals featured on Angels Among Us

February 6th, 2014

What do an 11 year old and a US Senator have in common?

Both are stroke survivors.

As part of his therapy, 11 year old Jackson was asked to write a letter. He chose to send inspirational advice to Senator Mark Kirk. The two became penpals, exchanging letters, and forming a friendship. Senator Kirk describes Jackson as, “An example of strength, commitment, and heart.”

Watch their story, originally broadcast on WCIA’s Angels Among Us news segment.