FORT WORTH, TX -- For some of us, Halloween can be a pretty sweet night. Scary costumes, candy and haunted houses.
But for Reilly McMurray and Jackson Wallace, the chance to get out and trick or treat is what made this night special.
The pair was selected to participate in MedStar’s annual trick-or-treat event in Fort Worth.
Many from the neighborhood walked with the families to share the experience and support them. Jackson Wallace's parents, Jenna and Michael, were moved and appreciative of the support.
Jenna and Michael have started a non-profit organization called The Jackson Project. The organization aims to educate and raise awareness about Leukodystrophy, provide support for affected families, advocate for expanded newborn screening, and contribute to research for a cure through various community events and fundraising efforts. For more information on Krabbe disease, and to make a donation, visit www.thejacksonproject.org.