Sturgis, model Autumn Foster from Kentucky in Los Angeles

Fall Homestay

STURGIS, Kentucky. — With the fashion world watching, a girl from Union County, Kentucky is ready to take a little walk down the runway in Los Angeles.

Eleven-year-old Autumn Foster, a fourth-grade student at Sturgis Elementary School, was chosen to participate in the The Trail of Dreams fashion, which will be recorded this week and premiered on YouTube on March 15.

Autumn has spina bifida, a structural birth defect of the spinal cord, and uses a wheelchair. Amy Foster, Autumn’s mother, said the opportunity to participate “came to us”, but was not a complete surprise. Autumn has previously modeled for Kohl’s and Billy Footwear.

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“Fall is so photogenic,” she said. “Her smile draws people in. We are constantly approached on Instagram by people who want her to join their modeling agencies.”