Michael was enjoying the carefree feeling of riding his bike when in a single moment, his life permanently changed. He was struck by a dump truck. Michael was airlifted to the hospital, and testing revealed he suffered extensive damage with fractures in his neck and ribs, along with a traumatic brain injury. It was a very scary time of unknowns as he underwent several surgeries. Michael spent a month in inpatient rehab, and battled many challenges overcoming all odds during his six month hospital stay. His mom believes he can comprehend what’s happening around him, but it’s very difficult for him to move or talk. Michael doesn’t give up and keeps fighting hard to recover every day.