Wednesday, December 23, 2015

John Wall Makes Christmas Happen for Family in Need

Former Kentucky star John Wall made Christmas happen for a family in need recently.

Wall's foundation helped provide Christmas for a family who a mother and two children who escaped an abusive situation.

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"I was actually shopping for Ian when Kendrick called me and told me what was happening," Quay said. "And I cried because I couldn't do this, and I'm grateful."

Life hasn't been easy. Quay rescued herself and her two children earlier this year, leaving her abusive husband of 19 years. Eleven-year-old Ian, who is autistic, was often on the wrong end of his father's anger. He now lives in an area group home. And it's been an incredible help.

"He used to act out and be violent and he's calm and he's able to go to school for a full day," Quay said. "He is able to use the bathroom without accidents. He's eating better, he's drinking better, he's just functioning better."

Quay is doing her best to make ends meet. But Christmas wasn't going to be a reality. That's when the John Wall Family Foundation stepped in.

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