Teen Pushes Toward Recovery Through Lawn Mowing Service

After being diagnosed with an immune disorder, a teen uses lawn mowing to help with anxiety and walking.

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The hum of a mower and smell of freshly cut grass go hand-in-hand on warm nights in Ryan Wible's neighborhood. 

It may seem like a bothersome chore to many, but chores are a delightful change of pace from the nightmare Ryan has faced.

Ryan was diagnosed with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, which is a brief but significant attack on the brain and spinal cord. 

His treatment took a turn when he and his father found an old lawnmower in their garage, and realized that mowing helped improve Ryan’s walking and anxiety that developed after the trauma. 

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