TITLE

Quest for the Best

AUTHOR(S)
Davidson, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
PN;Oct2008, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the 28th National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) held in Omaha, Nebraska on July 25-29, 2008. It was attended by more than 500 participants from the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Great Britain. During the event, Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) president Randy L. Pleva Sr. welcomes the newly injured veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. Details about the games, likewise the Kids Day which introduces local youths with disabilities are presented.
ACCESSION #
34289598

 

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