TITLE

people

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
PN;Jul2011, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles former U.S. Marine Chris Kaag and his determination to overcome the difficulties faced by people with disabilities. It says that having an adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), a degenerative nerve condition, serves as a key to create his own phsyical training program called Corps Fitness in Berks County, Pennsylvania. It cites that the program helps people with and without disabilities to be motivated to workout. Moreover, his IM ABLE Foundation supports athletes with disabilities.
ACCESSION #
61151520

 

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