Good Celebrity // November 9, 2015

Chive Charities Buys New Van for Brothers Kyan and Kalen

By Alex Ribble - Good Celebrity

The bond between brothers is undeniably strong, but in this case the bond between strangers and brothers became even stronger. For Kalen and Kyan Kulas, it took a group of strangers banding together to help them get exactly what they needed.

For the Kulas family, things were looking dim. At only two years old, their son Kyan was diagnosed with Type 2 Spinal Muscular Atrophy. SMA Type 2 is a disease that, in its basic sense, atrophies all muscles that control motor movement until the affected patient can no longer move, swallow or breathe on their own. The disease does nothing to impair cognitive skills, but the atrophy gets so severe so quickly that life expectancy is usually around 10 years. Currently, there is no cure....

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