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2 Girls With Spina Bifida Get Gift Of Trip To Disney World

A pair of 5-year old best friends who both suffer from spina bifida are seeing their dreams come true, and will be heading to Disney World, thanks to a foundation that helps children with chronic illness or physical disabilities.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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Westmont Cheerleaders Buying iPads For Special Needs Kids

WESTMONT, Ill. (WBBM) – The gift of an iPad for a special needs girl from Westmont is prompting her big sister’s cheerleading team to “pay it forward,” and help other special children. All the inspiration […]

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2011

J.T. Thomas

Bears Rookie Helps Girl With Spina Bifida, Takes Her To School Dance

During the current NFL Lockout there have been plenty of stories about players being arrested or making controversial comments on Twitter. But there have been few stories like the one about Chicago Bears rookie linebacker J.T. Thomas.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

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Family Dog Chews Off 10-Year-Old Girl’s Toes

Authorities investigated a “bizarre” incident last week in which a 10-year-old girl’s toes were chewed off by the family dog while she slept in their south suburban home.

12/30/2010