What a beautiful story.
From the mind of a dancer to those whose bodies have challenges that able-bodied people cannot imagine.
"The kids released their wheelchairs and leg braces, the sticks that
help them see and the iPads that help them speak, and piled them in a
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(Dear newspapers-please do not code your videos to replay as the blog loads-it is SO ANNOYING and I for one, will strip out such videos out of all posts and just link.)
"They went to Merry Lynn Morris, with her twisting blond hair and legs
like a ballerina in a jewelry box. She helped them stretch and rubbed
"Reach your arms all the way up," she said.
"Look to the sky, and say thank you!"
"Morris is a dance professor at the University of South Florida, and more
recently, an inventor. She was introducing kids with spina bifida and
cerebral palsy to a chair she dreamed up. On this weekend in their
class, the chair would let them dance. Not pretend to dance, not be
pulled by a dancer, but actually dance."