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The Apple Leaf: WHS freshman overcomes obstacles

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Freshman Max Hunter starts his week by going to speech therapy on Monday, then again on Wednesday with the added cranial treatments by a doctor that he must endure. Then he does that all over again on Friday. After going to school and going through these lengthy treatments, he still finds time to go to Wenatchee swimming practice to accomplish more than anyone could expect.

“He works harder than anyone else I know. He is my inspiration and my hero,” junior Hailey Hunter said about her brother, who despite many disabilities and obstacles has set out and worked hard to become one of the best swimmers in the state.

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