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October 11, 2016
Athlete Helps Opponent with Epilepsy Finish Cross Country Race
Human Interest

October 11, 2016 — As reported by KABC (Cedar Rapids, IA) a high school athlete showed what sportsmanship really means when he helped an opponent, who has epilepsy and autism, cross the finish line. Evan Hansen, a sophomore at City High, was running in his cross country meet when he saw Adam Todd from Cedar Rapids Washington, who plays for a competing school and has epilepsy and autism, was distracted by an ambulance. When he veered off course to check it out, Evan came to his rescue. Adam's father said his son was thrilled to finish the race and knows he has a special buddy on the course.

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