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Alabama Christian school honors student with muscular dystrophy


In Alabama, Mobile Christian basketball manager Harrison Leff is honored during “Hoops for Harrison” between the girls and boys basketball games on Friday at Mobile Christian High School. (Photo courtesy of The Press-Register, Mobile, Ala.)

The Press-Register in Mobile, Ala., reports:

Mobile Christian junior Harrison Leff received two standing ovations Friday night.
Leff didn’t hit a game-winning free throw or swish a game-winning 3-pointer.
Instead, the Mobile Christian family packed the school’s gym to honor Leff, who has a degenerative form of muscular dystrophy and is confined to a wheelchair. Despite his medical condition and lack of mobility, classmates and coaches said Leff’s outlook and attitude serve as a daily inspiration.
“I love having him around,” basketball coach Joey Adams told the standing-room-only crowd. “We’re just fortunate to have him involved in our lives.”
Leff serves as a manager, statistician and student coach for the boys basketball program. He has also worked with other sports, including football, during his high school career.

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    There is no better place to work for ,to be in a christian school!! where so much love is !! Help put goodness back into the world!!!!
    Debbie Hyder
    December, 16 2010

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