For one Oklahoma high school student, graduating took a lot more work than usual.
Micah McDade, a senior at Okmulgee High School, was born with cerebral palsy. As his graduation drew near, he became determined to walk like everyone else as he collected his diploma. So, following months of constant practice and preparation, McDade rose to the challenge on graduation day as he was helped out of his wheelchair and physically walked across the stage, much to the eruption of cheers from the crowd.
What an amazing moment. McDade clearly has the heart of a lion and the dedication needed to carry on toward the next step…a college graduation!
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Transcript via National Review Online:
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It’s clear she got her degree in law, not in economics.
Insurance is a bad idea for small, regular and predictable expenses. There are good reasons that your car insurance company doesn’t add $100 per year to your premium and then cover oil changes, and that your health insurance doesn’t charge $50 more per year and cover toothpaste. You’d have to fill out mountains of paperwork, the oil-change and toothpaste markets would become much less competitive, and you’d end up spending more.
Contraception mandate: Obama administration turns its back on the Sandra Fluke crowd
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