Christy Stone’s 18-year-old son, Troy, suffers from muscular dystrophy. The young man is kept alive and stable with an electric-powered ventilator that helps him breathe. But after the Detroit-area family became overwhelmed by medical costs and missed a few electric bills, they had their power cut.

As the lights went out, Troy’s life support system went with them. In a desperate attempt to save her son’s life, Christy knew she had to do something…before it was too late.

Christy immediately called 911, and the fire department responded. 

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When they told firefighter Ryan McCuen about their outstanding electric bills, he went above and beyond to help the struggling family.

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But just how he helped the Stones is something they’ll never forget.

After Ryan’s kindness made the news, the Stone family’s fundraising campaign to buy a lift van picked up steam. To learn more about their continued story and to donate, be sure to visit their GoFundMe page.

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