Gillette teen featured in Disney documentary
January 2, 2020
GILLETTE — The 14-year-old slowly comes closer and into focus while running down the middle of an empty northeastern Wyoming highway.
It is a cold, sunny winter afternoon on the outskirts of the Black Hills near Devils Tower. The road is a flat, two-lane highway that spans the prairie and gentle rolls of landscape blanketed in Black Hills pines on the horizon.
The high school freshman wears a red sweater and black track pants while he runs straight ahead. He seems alone and isolated, yet his head is up and his eyes are fixed forward with a determined look. It’s a look uncommon for many...