Seven-year-old Alex Schneider, who has Salla Disease, arrived this morning on the scene of the Extreme Makeover construction project under way in Rossville.
The Schneiders, who are from Canada, made the trip thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation.
Alex is in a wheelchair and cannot speak.
Family members said they are thrilled to be at the Extreme Makeover work site and hope to catch a glimpse of the some of the popular television show's star, including Ty Pennington.
Read more in tomorrow's Times Free Press.