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Devon Berry: Getting in the Game

Published on December 17th, 2015 | by mpower

Athletes train hard.  They focus and sweat their way through practice after practice with the hope of getting put in the game.  Devon Berry, who has cerebral palsy, works hard on the football field... Read More


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Jake Olson joins USC as long-snapper

Published on September 29th, 2015 | by mpower

Jake Olson, long-snapper who is blind, achieved his goal to join USC as a walk-on. Olson received a Swim with Mike scholarship and had been waiting to be cleared by the NCAA.  The Trojans didn’t have any more [&hellip... Read More


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Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team

Published on May 25th, 2014 | by mpower

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team is tackling the challenges of life head-on.  This team made up of veterans who were injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are one tough crew.  They use the [&hellip... Read More


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Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team

Published on February 3rd, 2014 | by mpower

Last week BJ Ganem made a visit to the David Letterman for an interview about the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team. They recently took on players in the NFL for a promotion around the Superbowl.  This program [&hellip... Read More


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Underdogs: JaQue Billingsley

Published on January 20th, 2014 | by mpower

As a freshman at Northside High School in Warner Robins, GA, JaQue Billingsley’s promising football career was derailed after a freak wrestling injury forced him to have his lower leg amputated. Three years later, he is [&hellip... Read More


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Young Teammates bond over Football

Published on November 1st, 2013 | by mpower

Two Pop Warner football players are turning heads on the field in Washington State.  They are both amputees but that doesn’t hold them back.  In fact it has made their friendship much stronger... Read More


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