MPW.67 / 2015 Boy Interrupted by Hilary Swift
Hilary Swift Middlebury, Vt.
Team Gilka

Story Summary

Dylan Chandler is a self proclaimed “country boy,” who watches The Dukes of Hazard, lives off a dirt road and prefers muscle cars. Dylan experiences adolescence as a normal sixteen-year-old. However, when he was four-years-old he was in a car accident that left him in a wheelchair. Two years ago, scoliosis triggered a growth spurt bringing life-threatening complications. His future remains uncertain. Dylan would prefer to live the lives that he can only watch around him.