‘Truly a Life-Changing Experience for Kids’

Some of the children swung the bat with one hand; others hopped to first base after getting a hit. But in the end, it didn’t really matter how they played softball – or even who won the game – just that they did it.

These boys and girls were participating June 17 in the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Game at GMU’s softball complex. And unlike in traditional competitions, the people in the stands cheered for every player on both teams.

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Amputee softball games benefit camp for children with prosthesis

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team played a three-game series at Cranston Stadium this past weekend to help raise proceeds for their annual camp for children with prosthesis.

 

The team, which was created six years ago, has traveled all over the country playing only able-bodied teams. While all of the players have lost a limb or even two in some cases, it has not stopped them from winning approximately 67 percent of their games.

 

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Wounded warriors coach softball to children with similar challenges

WASHINGTON — It’s a kids’ softball camp where the coaches are wounded warriors and the children face similar challenges. But this camp is about so much more than just softball.

This is the fifth year the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team has held a softball camp for children ages 8 to 12 who are amputees. This year, 20 kids from across the country attended the weeklong camp at George Mason University in Fairfax.

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It was a true honor to be in the presence and work with the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. It was amazing to see the determination of these yo…
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