Fairchild helps check off local boy's bucket list
Last updated 9/13/2018 at 7:30pm
On Sept. 7, four-year-old Jimmy "LJ" Now climbed out of the car and took his mom's hand, showing off a blue satin Captain America cape. It was his favorite outfit, specially chosen for the high-flying day he was about to experience.
He and his mom, dad, grandfather and younger brother were with him at Fairchild Air Force Base, where LJ was set to get a special tour. LJ wants to be a helicopter pilot when he grows up, but that's not why he received the VIP treatment.
It's not so unusual for small children to dream of a career in flight, but LJ's situation is a little different. LJ has acu...