Monthly Archives: June 2006

Team Rocket: Running with Amanda

2006 London Forest City Marathon, London Ontario The Team, just seconds from the finish line.“Team Rocket” in the home stretch to the finish line at the
2006 London Ontario, Forest City Marathon.

Why do we do what we do? I guess I really should say, “Why I do what I do?” I can’t speak for Amanda and she can’t explain it to you in words.

First off, let me tell you a little bit about Amanda. She is our middle child and she was born in 1985 with cerebral palsy that affects her speech and muscle control. She is pretty much confined to her wheelchair and has to have constant care. Amanda is also developmentally challenged, but she seems to be unaware she’s handicapped and she behaves like a happy, mischievous little kid.

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