Georgia high-school senior James Don Adams, who became a quadruple amputee after contracting meningococcal meningitis as an infant, has won a Yes I Can! Award from the Council for Exceptional Children for his success in sports. Adams plays wheelchair basketball, takes part in wheelchair races and says he hopes to study engineering at the University of Alabama so he can help create prosthetics. He will be honored with the award on April 23 during CEC's Convention & Expo in Nashville, Tenn.
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