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When you set out to push 3,000 miles across the country in a racing wheelchair, you expect a few challenges along the way. Ryan Chalmers had his share, that's for sure. Hands that blistered and cracked and turned the color of eggplant from punishing...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- When Kim Moore is finally able to start coaching golfers at Saint Mary’s College next fall, credibility will be her most important teaching tool. “I want them to know I’ve been there before,” Moore said. “I&...
Rich and Evie Frederick of Somerset are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married March 24, 1973, at St. Hillary Roman Catholic Church, Washington, Pa. Born in Charleroi, the former Evelyn Lynn is the daughter of Ruth...
READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care and Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center: Indoor Arena CampaignStatewideResidents within the Middletown community and across Connecticut may know of Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc., but most may not understand its purpose for children and adults living with special needs, along with the program's current...
Tennis Severna Park resident Daciek wins Mid-Atlantic title Severna Park resident Patrick Daciek, a Virginia Tech alumnus, won the men's singles title at the U.S. Open National Playoffs Mid-Atlantic Sectional Qualifying tournament Tuesday with a 6-4,...
A fundraiser, "Zumba for Baby Andrew," took place Sunday, May 19, at TNT Cardio Club in Richland Township. More than 100 people attended and more than 60 attended for the two-hour Zumba session. Others stopped in for a basket raffle and 50/50 raffle,...
ReutersMay 21 (TheWrap.com) - When the '60s procedural "Ironside" is revived on NBC this fall, the setting will move from San Francisco to New York and the lead character will be African-American. But one thing hasn't changed: The actor playing Ironside can...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsHalf-way there. Ryan Chalmers, an all-around athlete, made it to Hutchinson, the half-way point in his trek across America. The difference between his cross-county trip and that of many others before him? He’s doing so in a wheelchair. Chalmers...
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The Baltimore SunClarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
It was a story Dorothy Atwood DeBolt enjoyed telling, one that any harried parent of young children might find somewhat familiar. The phone rang one day as the busy mother raced around her home, getting ready for an out-of-town trip and wrapping up...
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When Dena Skinner was young, her mother could not stop her from drawing on the walls and floors of their home. "The bigger [the drawings], the better," Laurie Skinner said. "You'd have to lock up the crayons." Dena was later diagnosed with autism, a...
I was looking for stories to write when a colleague recommended I’d check in on Sarah Bauer, a northwest suburban woman born with spina bifida who’s in medical school. We wrote about Bauer in 2009, just as she was preparing to attend...
Jun 9, 2013 |Column| Baltimore Sun
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