Tuesday, February 16, 2010

New York teen with epilepsy wins trip to the Olympic Games

Mollie McEvilly, a 16-year-old New York state student who has epilepsy, is attending the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada, thanks to a grant from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. McEvilly, who is a competitive ski racer with a local adaptive-sports program, also volunteers in her community and school to help other children with disabilities. "Mollie is a perfect example of what a kid with disabilities can do when given an opportunity," one of her teachers said. The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)

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