In the Monday edition of the newspaper 'Het Laatste Nieuws' in Belgium, the story of the 17 year old Michiel Stroobans was published.
Elvis fan Michiel was born half paralyzed and has a eye disease. The nerves in his eye does not get enough blood and oxygen and will stop functioning at some point. It's not possible to threat or heal this problem. In a while, Michiel will be completely blind. It's the dream of Michiel to see Graceland before he's not able to do it anymore. After reading this touching article, ElvisMatters contacted the Stroobans family with the news that Michiel and his dad can join the club trip in august without any cost.
The Belgian ElvisMatters is happy that they can go on with the tradition of Elvis who donated a lot for the good cause.