Michael’s story was highlighted in an article by Gail Minger, published in the magazine of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Read the article at Johns Hopkins!

My 19-year-old son died in an arson fire set in the hall of his dorm at Murray State University in 1998. Michael was a gifted musician and broadcast journalism student with a 3.9 GPA. He also had an autism spectrum disorder. He had issues with remembering and organizing and also had some spatial deficits. He was very safety conscious and would unplug his lamps at night….