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Thu, Dec. 8 at 7pm – InFocus: NubAbility

Three brothers playing basketball, one of them has a leg prosthesis.
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Three brothers playing basketball, one of them has a leg prosthesis.

Thousands of kids across the United States face challenges because they are limb different. But one Illinois organization is working to change that. NubAbility Athletics provides opportunities for kids across the country who might not otherwise have access to team sports. Learn more from children, their families, and NubAbility Athletics Founder Sam Kuhnert.

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Catch up with last week’s episode:
InFocus: Riving Living | Illinois leaders are working to revitalize the state’s southernmost city by developing a Cairo Port District. We’ll explore those plans, and talk with city leaders in the river community of Quincy, about the challenges and benefits of Living Along the River.

About the Program
InFocus explores the major issues impacting central and southern Illinois with a focus on health, politics, education, and the arts. Through interviews and creative storytelling, the series introduces viewers to the people and organizations hoping to make an impact in the region.

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