Archives by Day: September 25, 2013

Building A Legacy, Mile By Mile

“Just because you’re in a wheelchair doesn’t mean your life stops!” These are the words of Andre Travis, spoken with great conviction as he prepares for one of the biggest moments of his life. Born with cerebral palsy, Andre has faced many obstacles in his time – but he doesn’t seek sympathy because those obstacles don’t define him. “We can do anything we put our minds to. It’s the tough times that make you stronger,” remarked Andre. Read More ›

Summit DD Chronicles Push-Chair Team’s Historic Race


On Saturday, September 28, 2013, The County of Summit Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, will chronicle a milestone in the quest for inclusion as “Team Andre and Zeke” compete in the 2013 Akron Marathon.  Last year, two friends embarked on journey to train for this local test of will, and this Saturday they intend to prove to others that all dreams are possible. Read More ›

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