michael-homeIt all began with a 14 year old named Michael Long. Perfectly normal in every sense. Michael loved sports – playing basketball, baseball, and really concentrating on soccer.  He fought with his older brother, Jeff, over anything and everything; and losing most of the time because Jeff was 4 years older!  Michael had a girlfriend named Elizabeth who was his true first love, and like all 14 year old relationships, had their ups and downs; but they never parted very far from each other, no matter what.Michael’s outgoing personality continued to make him new friends while maintaining existing friendships. He went to movies, played sports, attended church, went on vacations and just “goofed off” with Austin, Eric, Ryan, Chris and Curtis. But then one day, December 21st, 1995; Michael, his family, and his friends lives were shattered into a thousand pieces.
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It all began with a 14 year old named Michael Long. Perfectly normal in every sense, Michael loved sports, playing basketball, baseball, and really concentrating on soccer. Fought with his older brother Jeff, over anything and everything, and losing most of the time because Jeff was 4 years older! Click for more about Michael.
Shelby County Community Charities is an action group of concerned citizens with a common purpose of operating exclusively for charitable causes; recognizing and financially assisting those in our community who need assistance because of health problems, socioeconomic difficulties, and/or the empowerment to assist in educational or recreational development.