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TODAY   |  June 20, 2013

Class retakes photo to include boy in wheelchair

When outrage broke out online over a class photo that left Miles Belanger, 7, far off to the side of the shot, the class retook the photo to include him in the front row.

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>>> who found her son's second grade class photo unbearable to look a you can see y miles suffers from spinal muscular dystrophy , you see the original class photo, thought it was a clear example how her son was being set apart in the classroom. we told you that the class retook the picture and now we can show it to you. miles is flashing a huge smile. he sits proudly if the front row supported by his caregiver. miles' mom says that is gorgeous, a really nice shot. we agree r

>> we love that.

>> by the way, the parents of the school, they were so sorry about what happened and they really, you know, wanted to thank them for all the efforts that they took to make this happen