Outdoor explorers remind us of our backyard wonders
Photo Courtesy Of Carpenter Family
Up For the Challenge: Raymond Carpenter: Raymond Carpenter was the only athlete from Southeast to participate in the Special Olympics in 2009. After an accident at age 11 left Carpenter permanently disabled, learning to ski helped him regain health and confidence. His mother, Bunti Reed, said that training was "probably the hardest I've seen him work at anything."
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