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Hill Hill Carter and Magic Moments Surprised Montgomery Teen

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Friday, February 10TH –10:00A.M. Carver High School-2001 West Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36108

Magic Moments and Hill Hill Carter Franco Cole & Black, PC surprised 16-year-old Marquisha Jones with the news of her magic moment – a computer and iPad with voice adaptive technology along with mounting equipment for her wheelchair. Marquisha has dreams of becoming a lawyer. Hill, Hill, Carter and Magic moments teamed up to help Marquisha be able to continue to pursue her dreams after suffering a spinal cord injury in 2015 that left her a quadriplegic.

Marquisha believed lawyers from Hill Hill Carter Franco Cole & Black, PC would be speaking with her about their profession after hearing about her story to encourage her to continue to pursue law as her career choice.

“We were very moved by Marquisha’s story, the tragedy that happened in her life and her positive attitude of one day becoming a lawyer. Despite her setbacks, we know that with determination, the right resources and encouragement from her community she can reach any goal she sets her mind to. We hope her new computer equipment will assist her in furthering her education and reaching her full potential. Montgomery is blessed with a legal community that is involved in charitable organizations such as Magic Moments. This is just a small representation of what our legal community does.” said Spud Seale, Shareholder at Hill Hill Carter Franco Cole & Black, PC.

“There is nothing more emotionally fulfilling than seeing the impact of your gift to Magic Moments firsthand. As we are devoted solely to the children of Alabama, we rely on the generosity and commitment of wonderful community partners such as Hill Hill Carter Franco Cole & Black, PC to give the gift of joy to children in our state who are struggling with the pain of a chronic life threatening illness. This will be a very special time for Marquisha and her family!” said Sandy Naramore, Magic Moments Executive Director.

Magic Moments is the only wish-granting organization dedicated exclusively to children in Alabama suffering with chronic life threatening diseases. Founded in 1984, Magic Moments has granted over 4,600 magic moments to children in all 67 counties of Alabama. Magic Moments establishes lasting relationships with the families they serve that don’t end once the magic moment has been fulfilled. Magic Moments goes Beyond the Moment with programs such as their annual Family Camp and regional programs for their children and families throughout the year. Magic Moments works to create a caring support network for its families by not only connecting them to the organization, but to each other. For more information, visit www.magicmoments.org.

In case you missed any of the media coverage of this special day, please check out the links below.

http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/2017/02/10/teen-paralyzed-bullet-gets-magic-moment/97637280/

http://www.wsfa.com/story/34472714/montgomery-teen-experiences-magic-moment

http://www.alabamanews.net/2017/02/10/law-firm-non-profit-surprise-quadriplegic-student-new-equipment/

 

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