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Halloween is just one week away, the countdown to ghouls, goblins, and trick-or-treating is officially on! In addition to our annual list of our favorite wheelchair Halloween costumes, here is a great piece from Yahoo! about a family yearly costumes have been all the rage.
If you were planning to dress like Dorothy, the Tin Man or the Scarecrow this Halloween, beware: You’ve already lost the “Wizard of Oz” costume contest to a Georgia family that has a green-suited wizard in a hot air balloon.
Tucker Lanier, 13, suffers from Hunter Syndrome, or mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Type II, a genetic and degenerative disease. Lanier can walk without assistance, but for lengthy distances like trick-or-treating around his neighborhood, outside Savannah, a wheelchair is easier.
Every Halloween, Lanier’s mother Casey Hurst, stepfather Jason Hurst, and younger brother Dylan Lanier, 10, dress up together as a family and incorporate Tucker's chair into their theme. Last year, they went as characters from Mario Cart with Tucker as Bowser— and his big reveal has become somewhat of a local phenomenon.
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Here's this year's list from the Reeve Foundation.
What's your favorite wheelchair Halloween costume?!
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