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'So comfortable he fell asleep'

July 8, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas - The story of Jairo Torres, a 13-year-old boy who cried every time he was put in his wheelchair, finally has a happy ending.Torres, who has athetoid cerebral palsy, was never comfortable in a “normal” wheelchair because he's most comfortable in a prone position. He was so uncomfortable in a wheelchair, in fact, that he spent most of his time at school on his stomach on a beanbag.“You can take Jairo and force him into a normal sitting position, but you have...

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