Real Life Inspires Son With SMA on ‘Ordinary Joe’ TV Show

Real Life Inspires Son With SMA on ‘Ordinary Joe’ TV Show

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Real Life Inspires Son With SMA on ‘Ordinary Joe’ TV Show

One of NBC’s newest TV shows, “Ordinary Joe,” is making a mark in the spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) community for including a character with the disease. The drama series follows protagonist Joe Kimbreau, played by James Wolk, through three separate realities stemming from a single decision he made after graduating from college. Co-creator Garrett Lerner wanted to include a character that related to his own life; his son Zeke, 21, has SMA type 2. And that’s…

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