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Local deputies help wheelchair-bound boy celebrate Christmas

6 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, December 21 2017 Dec 21, 2017 December 21, 2017 2:21 PM December 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

ZACHARY - For the second time in the past couple months, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spent quality time with a young man suffering from muscular dystrophy.

On Thursday, sheriff's deputies stopped by the home of 12-year-old Aaron Clark, a local boy suffering from Duchene Muscular Dystrophy. Deputies threw a very special Christmas party for Clark, complete with an appearance from Santa Claus himself.

EBRSO says it first met Aaron through Deputy Jeff Neylan, who ran into the 12-year-old at a Zachary restaurant back in November. After hearing that Clark didn't have friends stopping by for his upcoming birthday, Deputy Neyland and the rest of the sheriff's office decided to throw a party for him.

After that was a success, they decided they'd meet up again for a Christmas party at the Zachary substation.

The sheriff's office live streamed some of Aaron's Christmas celebration on Facebook, showing his excitement as he opened presents.

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