Group plans to carry friend with muscular dystrophy on adventure through Europe

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- “A friend of mine used to say your parents forgot to tell you that you were disabled,” says Kevan Chandler.

Spend some time with Kevan and you might forget too.

Sure, his wheelchair is a constant reminder of his muscular dystrophy. But he lives life with a verve that puts that in the background until he starts dreaming of seeing the world with some friends.

“If the sky was the limit, what could we do?” Kevan asked his friends, a while ago. “I mean, sure, I could go to London probably on my own but the countryside and then in Ireland -- going to the islands is kind of impossible without somebody carrying me.”

That didn’t seem to be a problem.

“There are a group of guys that love Kevan and want to assist him in this,” says his friend, Ben Duvall.

So, in June, Kevan and three friends plan to go to Europe to see some remote sites, complete with a device that allows his friends to take turns carrying him.

“We think it's a story worth telling,” says Kevan

We did too, and you’ll see it in this edition of the Buckley Report.