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Day: January 16, 2008

First Power Soccer Championship

First Power Soccer Championship

In October, there was a special soccer championship. The game was between United States and France. It was the first ever Power Soccer World Cup held in Tokyo, Japan. What is Power Soccer? It’s soccer played in power wheelchairs. These are easy athletes, but all are disabled. All are wheelchair-bound. The sport first started in France. It has yet to gain recognition as wheelchair sport. Who knows how many people with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities will find inspiration…

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Co-workers Become Mother and Son

Co-workers Become Mother and Son

For months, Steve Flaig often greeted Christine Tallady at work. What a shock it was to find out Tallady was his birth mother. The 22 your old always knew he was adopted. Early in his life, he wanted to find his first mother. When he turned 18, he gained access to his adoption records. Four years of searching brought them to the realization that he was spelling his birth mother sore name wrong. He began his search over. When he…

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Chris Haley Carries the Torch for Uncle Alex

Chris Haley Carries the Torch for Uncle Alex

Alex Haley wrote a wonderful book Roots. It was probably the reason why many people began their family tree research. Although Haley has passed away, his research lives on in his nephew, Chris Haley. Haley is 40 years old. He’s the research director of the Legacy of Slavery Project worked works out of the Maryland State Archives. Haley decided to take a DNA test to see what else he can learn about his heritage be gone what his uncle had…

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