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Kentucky boy embodies the power of one

Updated: November 11, 2008, 4:12 PM ET
By Jeremy Schaap | Special to ESPN.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A year ago, when Adam Bender was 7 years old, he found a wheelchair in his family's garage.

Standing just outside the garage, the door open, he called out to his mother, Michelle. "Mom," he said, "come here."

Pointing inside at the rusty, folded-up wheelchair, he said, "What's that doing here?" Anger was floating in the air.

"That's here just in case of an emergency," she said. "We might need it if you hurt your leg."

"Get ...

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