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Seattle Children's Hospital Takes Kids With Physical Impairments on Ski Trip

Seattle Children's Hospital Takes Kids With Physical Impairments on Ski Trip

Seattle Children’s Hospital brought six children with physical impairments up to Stevens Pass Ski Resort to ski and snowboard. The annual trip is facilitated by the Outdoors For All Foundation, a non-profit organization. “My goal is for the kids to have a wonderful day,” said Cathy Graubert, manager of Seattle Children’s physical therapy care team. One of those kids was Kenley, a girl born with popliteal pterygium syndrome.

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