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Harford Miracle League raising funds to build baseball field for players with special needs

Harford Miracle League raising funds to build baseball field for players with special needs

The Miracle League of Harford County is spearheading an initiative to give children and adults with disabilities a place where they can play baseball by this fall — that all depends, however, on the organization’s success in raising the needed funds, according to board president Tom Walls.

Walls, 64, of Forest Hill, has worked with other community organizations, such as the ARC Northern Chesapeake Region, for about 20 years. He said children with special needs enjoy sports, and they have the same desire to play as their able-bodied peers.

“They’ve never been able to get out and experience playing, so this will give them the chance to experience playing ball,” he said last...

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