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Wheelchair basketball event draws 20 ready to hoop it up

Players of all ages turn out for clinic

Omar Benitez of Pawtucket, R.I., dribbled the ball yesterday while being defended by Damon Isles of Charlestown. Omar Benitez of Pawtucket, R.I., dribbled the ball yesterday while being defended by Damon Isles of Charlestown. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
By Maria Chutchian
Globe Correspondent / February 8, 2010

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Every Saturday, 18-year-old Katie Bruckmann and her mother get up at 4:30 a.m. and drive four hours from Walpole to New Jersey so she can play wheelchair basketball, because there are no teams for her to join in the Boston area. (Full article: 327 words)

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