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August 25, 2014 // By Greg Richter // Comments

Making History and Progress with the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

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IMG_0032This year marked the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games—the largest games yet, with over 650 men and women competing in softball, quad rugby, basketball, power soccer, and other events in Philadelphia and South Jersey.

I had the opportunity to attend part of the games a few weeks ago and see firsthand not only the prowess of the athletes, but also the dedication and enthusiasm of the fans and volunteers to make it happen—and, most important, help these heroes on their rehabilitation journey.

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