Entries by 4 Jake's Sake

I Just Want to Show Other Patients that Anything is Possible

September 7th is World Duchenne Awareness Day, which aims to raise awareness for people living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). In this blog, Jake Marrazzo, a DMD patient and advocate, shares his experience, providing a powerful story of inspiration to anyone who has been touched by this disease and was originally published by America’s Biopharmaceutical […]

First Day Using Our New Team Hoyt Running Chair

Yesterday was our first official 5k with our new Team Hoyt Running Chair! It was hot and crowded, but we managed a personal best and beat our last run by 2 minutes!! Jake kept asking me when I was going to go faster!! Did the best I could kid…speed in progress!!! People kept saying I […]

Hudson Mother and Son Raising Money for Specialized Running Chair

This article was written by Jonathan Phelps in the Metrowest Daily News and published on Apr 29, 2018 at 7:09 PM. HUDSON — During a run along the rail trail earlier this spring, Jake Marrazzo spurred his mother on as she started training for an upcoming triathlon. “Faster,” he said as she pushed him in a mobility stroller. “I want […]

Hudson Teacher Helps Student Making Tough Transition

This article was written by Paul Burton and published on WBZ-TV on November 6, 2015 at 6:14 pm. BOSTON (CBS) – Jake Marrazzo, 12, is learning a lot of hard lessons about life but his approach to it is inspiring those around him, especially his substitute teacher Melissa Ansley. “I can’t walk anymore. I originally […]