Stevie Lowery
Eli Bright, 3, shows no fear or first day of school nerves as he drives his special electric chair all on his own into Glasscock Elementary School Monday morning.
Leading the way

In the first weeks of Eli Bright’s life, doctors told his parents he would likely die before his first birthday.
He was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1, which is the most severe of the four types of SMA. The condition can create problems with breathing and eating, much less crawling or walking. It’s the No. 1 genetic killer of children.
Eli’s parents were completely devastated.