THORNTON, Colo. -- A 22-month-old will get the special car set he needs thanks to generous donations.
Owen McLaughlin was diagnosed with a progressive and in-operable brain tumor shortly after his first birthday.
Because of the mass and the resulting fluid collecting in his brain, Owen’s head is enlarged and his weight has skyrocketed to over 40 pounds.
Unlike most children his age, Owen does not talk and sometimes he stops breathing.
Doctors advised his mother to buy Owen a specially designed car seat and other equipment to help the toddler hold up his heavy head, and improve his quality of life.
After the FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers brought attention to Owen's special need, enough money was raised on a GoFundMe page to buy that car seat.