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Gus Dreher

November 1, 2017
The Everest to End Duchenne group poses at Pferiche after their trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal. Four members of the group have ties to the Alexandria area, including the group's organizer, Tonya Bakewell Dreher, whose son, Gus, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (Contributed)
Conquering the mountain: Group raises $100,000 for research with Everest climb
November 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
September 20, 2017
Tonya Bakewell Dreher, a 1988 Alexandria graduate, hiked to the base camp of Mount Everest in 2015 as a fundraiser for her organization, Hope for Gus. Her son, Gus, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy,  the most severe of all the muscular dystrophies. She will be taking the trip again this year with another group. (Contributed)
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
September 20, 2017 - 5:39am