'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Pine Mountain Valley preview features Demi Lovato

ssorich@ledger-enquirer.comMay 9, 2010 

ABC aired a promo Sunday night for the upcoming Pine Mountain Valley episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."

The short clip featured Leigh Anne Tuohy and Michael Oher, whose story is told in "The Blind Side." Viewers also saw Disney star Demi Lovato, who met Jeremy Williams and his family while they vacationed at Adaptive Sports Center in Crested Butte, Colo.

Watch Demi Lovato sing to the Williams family by clicking on the video that accompanies this page.

The Pine Mountain Valley episode airs 8 p.m. Sunday, May 16, on ABC.

Crews from "Extreme Makeover" came to Pine Mountain Valley in February to build a new home for the Williams family.

Two of the family’s four members have disabilities: father Jeremy and son Jacob.

Jeremy Williams suffers from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The fatal condition affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

It’s incurable and impacts behaviors like speech, swallowing and breathing.

Williams, who played football at Kendrick High in Columbus, led the Greenville High Patriots to an undefeated record and a playoff victory last year before having the season ended by eventual state champion Wilcox County.

Williams has a son, Jacob, who was born with spina bifida, an incomplete development of the spinal cord. The boy requires a wheelchair and treatments include surgery.

The family also includes wife Jennifer and daughter Josie.

Follow ledger-enquirer.com for updates on local viewing parties as the show's air date approaches.

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