BROWNSBURG — A terminal illness is a lot for anyone to deal with, and especially so when you’re only 16.
Andrew Rusk of Brownsburg has been struggling with mitochondrial myopathy — a form of muscular dystrophy — for all of his young life. The disease makes many aspects of Rusk’s life difficult, not the least of which is his education.
“Andrew was unable to excel in his traditional brick and mortar school, and a high school diploma seemed unattainable,” Dylan Martinez of the Pinkston Group said. “Andrew’s parents tried everything to get him on track academically — half-days, skyping into classes, homeschool — but nothing seemed to give Andrew the kind of educational environment he needs.”
Then, they found Hoosier Academy. Continue reading here.