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A thrill a minute: Visually impaired student joins classmates on uplifting ski trip

11:30 AM, Mar. 13, 2013
Ski instructor Dan Caron, left, gives guidance as Foxview Intermediate School sixth-grade student Patrick Swaney skis down a slope at Ski Brule in Iron River, Mich., on Thursday, March 7. Patrick, who is legally blind, joined classmates on the ski outing sponsored and funded by Hillcrest Homes.
Ski instructor Dan Caron, left, gives guidance as Foxview Intermediate School sixth-grade student Patrick Swaney skis down a slope at Ski Brule in Iron River, Mich., on Thursday, March 7. Patrick, who is legally blind, joined classmates on the ski outing sponsored and funded by Hillcrest Homes.
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Patrick Swaney is an avid baseball player.

The cap-wearing, glove-carrying, bat-swinging boy of summer has participated in the Allouez Optimists Miracle League of Green Bay the last seven years. The league is for physically and mentally challenged children.

"My goal is to hit (the baseball) over the fence one of these years," Patrick said. ...

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