She may not be able to walk, but a 6-year-old girl with cerebral palsy got to soar at a camp for special needs children on Fort Leavenworth last year.
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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., Oct. 17, 2011 -- On a sunny afternoon in late September, 11-year-old Garrett Holdaway went to recess.
He didn't go outside with his class, though. His mom brought him to a local schoolyard to play because he hasn't been in a classroom for two years.