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‘See the ABILITY in disability’

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 3rd, 2013

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Individuals in the picture from left to right are Ronnie, Coach Bill’s son, Andrew, Betina, Coach Bill, Kenton, Janessa, Shaina Bush – Miss San Carlos Apache Independence Day Queen, Joey and another Coach Bill.

Since having a daughter with intellectual disabilities, it has opened my eyes to all the wonderful things she is capable of doing and accomplishing. I always want to keep her close to protect her, but now I see she wants to do more and more every day.

I was reading the Copper Country News not too long ago and there was a small article regarding Special Olympic sports. I thought about it and I asked Janessa if she would like to play basketball. Her response was “YES” and since that day she has been pretty active and helping herself control her diabetes.

For the complete article see the 04-03-2013 issue.

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