Family organizes autism, epilepsy awareness walk

SubmittedA local family recently held an awareness walk in support of people with autism and epilepsy through Huntsville. 

HUNTSVILLE — With brightly colored shirts and signs, Mandi and Bethanie Fuller recently embarked on a difficult mission – making the world kinder towards people with autism and epilepsy.

For the second consecutive year, the mother-daughter duo has organized a walk for those with the disorders, which include Bethanie.

Bethanie’s biggest supporters are her father Brady Fuller and her siblings, especially her big brother Ashton Fuller, who is a freshman in high school. The family also thanked the generosity of Kai Graves, Taylor Philley and Officer Stacey Smith, who helped turn the awareness walk into a reality.

“So much of the community showed support, a ton of sponsors and volunteers,” Mandi said.

Sponsors was the 7oGs of Huntsville were sponsors for the event. Odin’s Few Motorcycle Club assisted in the walk.

“Everyone came together for a great cause and truly showed their care and support for one another,” Mandi added. 

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