Inspired by her daughter

July 26, 2010 | 6:04 p.m. CDT
Ella McPheeters, 5, puts her glasses on her mother, Hope McPheeters, on July 23. Hope McPheeters was inspired by her daughter and is applying for a Pepsi Refresh Everything grant for $25,000 to help local children with autism get early therapy.

RELATED STORIES: Columbia mom applies for Pepsi grant to support children with autism