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By Sara Shepherd
Lawrence Journal-World 

University of Kansas student continues school post-paralysis


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — It's lunchtime at the fraternity house. Guys with backpacks, crew socks and crew cuts greet the house mom, fill cups with blue Powerade, eat ham and cheese subs and mostly ignore the salad bar.

A blond-haired, green-eyed member in a red ball cap, Jayhawk sweatshirt and loafers — no socks — intercepts a freshman heading toward the dining room.

"Hey, are you eating right now?"

"Yeah, what's up?" the freshman says.

"Do you mind feeding me?"

This is a daily ritual for Tom Babb.

And he's not just heckling the freshman.

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