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Magic Wheelchair Makes Mario Kart Halloween Magic for Boy with DMD


The crew at Magic Wheelchair is working to make sure that kids who use wheelchairs also get to a chance to enjoy the magic and mystery of All Hallows’ Eve while wearing an out-of-this-world costume.

As soon as Anayelli Garcia found Magic Wheelchair, a nonprofit organization whose vision is to “put a smile on the face of every child in a wheelchair by transforming their wheelchairs into awesomeness,” she contacted the organization to make a costume for her son, Iker, who lives with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

The team making Iker’s costume has spent the last two months recreating a golden cart from Mario Kart 8. The costume was constructed to go over Iker’s wheelchair, quite literally putting him in the driver’s seat, just like Yoshi’s character in the game.