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More than a game

On this team the point guard has spina bifida, the center uses a wheelchair, and a forwardneeds a breathing tube. But on the basketball court they're not disabled, they're the Falcons.

By Douglas Belkin
Globe Staff / February 12, 2006

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Click the play button above for an audio slideshow In a packed gymnasium at the Cotting School basketball game one recent Friday night, three things were clear from the opening tip-off: The home team meant business; a little thing like muscular dystrophy can't keep a determined player off the court; and sometimes a small miracle and a 12-foot jump shot ... (Full article: 1328 words)

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