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RPLS instructor is one of "Eleven Who Care"

Susie Miller, an adjunct instructor in the RPLS program, is one of this year's recipients of the "Eleven Who Care" award from KARE 11. Susie began the MN Special Hockey Association for kids with autism, epilepsy, and Down syndrome who wanted to play hockey. The league has grown from 27 players to 83 players in the last few years, and, since the news story aired, has acquired six new players!

The idea for the Association began with one special needs child who wanted to play hockey. Read this inspiring story at:


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