In many ways, Jaxon Schlett is a typical 3-year-old boy. He loves cars, trucks and trains and he’s a Mickey Mouse fan.
But the rough and tumble ways of preschoolers are limited for this Elizabethtown boy. He has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a disorder characterized by muscle deterioration and weakness.
For one thing, Jaxon can’t jump.
“He wants to so bad,” said his mother, Kristi McDaniel.