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Oklahoma girl with cerebral palsy finds passion in cheer


October 8, 2017

KINGFISHER, Okla. (AP) — The fight song starts up, and so do a couple dozen girls in the blue and gold of Kingfisher High.

Arms extend. Hands clap.

Legs kick. Bodies spin.

Cora Beth Taylor knows every move by heart, but she only does some. The claps. The arms. The rest is too risky for the spunky blonde.

She has cerebral palsy.

When the other girls on the cheer squad kick, she smiles. When they spin, she smiles.

"It may be different," Cora Beth says, "but I'm doing it."

The Oklahoman reports that Kingfisher is a football town, and even though the focus is on the field, the fabric of Frida...

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