12/24/2009

A Texas elementary school is using technology to stay connected with a kindergarten student who has medical issues. Gabriel Varela, who has been more vulnerable to easily transmittable illnesses like the H1N1 flu virus since receiving a kidney transplant in January, has been participating in classroom activities since October using a webcam and his family's home computer. "He misses his class, so this is wonderful for him," one of his teachers said.

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