Saturday, September 20, 2014 Elul 25, 5774
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After the Abington Friends School basketball team plays its final game of the season in February, many of the players will have to find something else to do in their off-time. But not 17-year-old junior Bryan Cohen, who will actually be looking ahead to much more basketball. Cohen will eventually be moving on to a summer-long season with the Huntington...
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Although he only stands at only 4 feet 8 inches tall, Ari McEwing is a beacon of strength, with well-defined abs, broad shoulders and muscular arms. Unlike many 12-year-olds, he doesn't use his power to hit home runs or make tackles on the football field; he'd rather be spinning around a pommel horse or hanging from the rings. For McEwing,...
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Ryan Teitman
At the Ambler-based office of Pitch In for Baseball, David Rhode helps bring the joys of America's pastime to children around the world. As executive director of the organization, he leads the effort to send new and gently-used baseball equipment to youth leagues, both in the United States and internationally. And now, local Jewish children will be getting involved as...
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Jared Shelly
It's 4:15 a.m. on a Thursday morning, and middleweight boxing contender Kassim Ouma is already drenched in sweat. As he leans back on a workout bench, his fitness coach -- Jeff Goldstein -- throws him a medicine ball, which the boxer catches over his head. Ouma grunts as he throws it back, completing yet another repetition in a virtually countless...
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Jared Shelly
While playing a game of soccer, Alex Leff, 13, makes sure as he runs up and down the field that he stays close beside Grant Talley 11, who has a form of autism. Leff helped Talley to understand the rules and encouraged him to be an enthusiastic and aggressive player. At one point, Grant even dribbled the ball down the...
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