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Archive | September, 2013

Church Helps Fund Child’s Cerebral Palsy Treatment

A year and a half ago, the Burkhart family of Phoenix, AZ, were at a loss. Six-year-old Andrew Burkhart’s cerebral palsy didn’t seem to be responding well to the medical treatments they were trying, despite the efforts of the best doctors in the area. Their decision to follow the more unusual path of seeking homeopathic […]

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Athlete with Cerebral Palsy Aims To Be Paralympian

Bryan Powell is a very determined 18 year old. The senior at Lassiter High School in Marietta, GA, uses his cerebral palsy as inspiration to push himself harder in his favorite sport of track and field. His focus has paid off, most recently in the National Junior Disability Championships held this July, where he won […]

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Race Car Driver Overcomes Challenges of Cerebral Palsy to Compete

Some people with cerebral palsy have difficulty driving any cars, let alone race cars. But for Nicolas Hamilton, deciding not to drive was never really an option. His older brother, Lewis Hamilton, is a champion Formula One racer, and Nicolas has always wanted to race, too. The fact that his spastic diplegia kept him in […]

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