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Paul Rabil speaks to Jemicy students about overcoming learning disability
Paul Rabil speaks to Jemicy students about overcoming learning disability

A star lacrosse player turned the world topsy-turvy Tuesday for a group of dyslexic middle schoolers. "It may be difficult for you guys to understand now, but a learning disability can be a gift," Paul Rabil told a gathering of about 100 students at the Jemicy School in Owings Mills. Rabil, 27, said his own struggles with auditory processing disorder in the classroom helped him on the athletic field, where he became a three-time first-team All-American midfielder at Johns Hopkins and, now, a standout with the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse. "I've experienced a lot of the same day-to-day stuff that you guys do and, quite honestly, it has led to the success...

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