John Nolan is an 11-year-old little boy who is non-verbal and attends St. Mary’s school for the deaf. John had a trach for the first three years of his life and doctors said that he would not walk. John's interests are basketball, swimming, fixing things and friendship. His favorite role is Uncle John to his niece Rose. John has never met a stranger, two or four legged. One of John’s newest hobbies is traveling, he has been on a cruise to the Bahamas, gone to Jamaica and he is going to Disney World. One of John’s favorite things to do is laugh, he has a great sense of humor. He is also kind and compassionate and if someone is hurt or feeling bad he will give the best hug and cry with them until they feel better. John's smile and heart are as big as can be, he is a little piece of heaven on earth. On November 16 at Salvatore's Italian Gardens , John with be "Rocking the Runway" with his Fantastic Friends of WNY. All proceeds benefit the new Fantastic Friends of WNY Special Needs Center. Will you sponsor John for his modeling debut? Thank you!