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Harry Swimmer Named a Top 10 CNN Hero of 2016

Weddington, North Carolina (CNN)
An encounter in Harry Swimmer’s local grocery store parking lot changed his life more than 20 years ago. He met a girl in a wheelchair named Stacy. She was deaf and nonverbal. Swimmer learned she had cerebral palsy. It gave him an idea. “I wondered what might happen if I put her on a horse,” said Swimmer, who owns a farm near Charlotte, North Carolina. Stacy and her grandmother visited his farm, where Swimmer helped her ride a pony…

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