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Archive | September, 2015

Habitat for Humanity Builds House for Boy with Cerebral Palsy

The Howells of Putnam County, OH have just moved into a new home, and it’s all thanks to their local Habitat for Humanity. Marc Howell has worked with Habitat for years, installing plumbing in their houses as part of his job for a plumbing company, but he never expected he’d end up working on a […]

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British Girl with Cerebral Palsy Sets Sights on Hollywood

British Girl with Cerebral Palsy Sets Sights on Hollywood

James Cameron’s Avatar has legions of fans who adore the movie and its characters, but for one young woman from Huddersfield, England, the film was truly life changing. Alice Barker, age 20, is studying film at Sheffield Hallam University in part because of the inspiration of Avatar’s lead character, Jake Sully. Alice uses a wheelchair […]

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Virgin Airlines Loses Case over Man’s Service Dog

Virgin Airlines Loses Case over Man’s Service Dog

Virgin Airlines recently lost their five-year dispute with a man who has cerebral palsy over not allowing his service dog to accompany him on a cross-country flight. David Mulligan, who has hearing, vision, and mobility difficulties as a result of his cerebral palsy, needs the assistance of his service dog, Willow, to get around. He […]

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