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Hero teacher details act of kindness for student with spina bifida


When Ryan Neighbors, a 10-year-old with spina bifida, thought she would have to miss her class hiking trip because of her wheelchair, a teacher, Jim Freeman, volunteered to carry her in a special backpack. Freeman, Ryan and Ryan’s mother open up on TODAY about this touching story. “I could see that smile on her face,” Freeman recalls.