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Basketball and my muscular dystrophy

I played basketball from 4th thru 8th grade either through the YMCA or my grade school. In the early years, since I was taller, I could get rebounds and barely had to jump. This was good because I really couldn’t … Continue reading

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Muscular dystrophy and gym class

I can’t count on my fingers and toes how many times I pretended to be sick to get out of gym class in elementary and junior high. Mostly it was on days when we had Presidential Fitness Testing — which … Continue reading

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How wheelchair tennis improved my function

I started playing wheelchair tennis in 2006 after seeing a photo of the amazing Nick Taylor playing in an electric wheelchair. I had no idea you could play competitive wheelchair sports in a power chair. I started playing tennis again, … Continue reading

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