reakthrough The Newsletter of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation Volume 27, No. 1 (Front Page) Winter (February) 2002 A Reprint from The Miracle Michael Golf Tourna- ment is held annually in memory of Michael John Schultz, who was born with severe OI and bravely battled complications  from  the  disorder throughout his eight months of life. Despite fractures in more than 100 bones, Michael’s smile stands as a symbol of how hopeful the human spirit can be in spite of the obstacles we face. The 2001 tournament, held last Au- gust, raised $20,000 for the OI Foun- dation,  far  surpassing  organizers’ goals of $15,000. The  2001  effort  was  greatly  im- pacted by a donation of $8,500 from the Bubba Invitational, an annual golf outing held in Dallas. This year the Bubba  Invitational  selected  the Miracle Mike fund, and the OI Foun- dation,  to  be  the  main  recipient  of Miracle Michael Tourney exceeds goals their  2001  tourna- ment proceeds. Special thanks are due to Bob “Bubba” McGoldrick,   Kim Gennette  and  Carol Anderson  for  their committment   and generosity. This  year’s  third annual Miracle Michael tourney was once  again  blessed  with  great weather  and  great  people.  In  total, 130 golfers enjoyed a day of fun, sun and golf at the White Eagle Country Club in Naperville, Il. Evening ac- tivities included dinner and live and silent auctions. Many special guests were on hand, including Chicago Blackhawks leg- end Keith Magnuson, David Kaplan from  WGN  Radio  and  Heller  An Shapiro, Executive Director of the OI Michael J. Schultz’s spirit belied the seriousness of his OI. By John Shultz Foundation. Also attending this year were OI Foundation members Steve Kipperman, the Harshaw Family, Dr. Peter Smith, and Tim Caruso, P.T.. Plans  are  already  underway  for Miracle  Michael  IV,  sheduled  for July  22,  2002  at  the  White  Eagle Country Club. We  look  forward  to  seeing  you there,  and thanks again to all the wonderful people keeping Michael’s memory and spirit alive! The 4th Annual Miracle Michael Fund Golf Outing will be held Monday, July 22, 2002. For more information, go to or write to: Miracle Michael 1784 Chadwicke Circle Naperville IL 60540 B CLICK HERE to return to the Miracle Michael HOME PAGE