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Oyster Bay High School special-needs student excels at job competition
John Paul DeSimone’s parents were told there was a chance he wouldn’t live past 2 years old. He spent the first six years of his life breathing through a tube in his trachea due to CHARGE syndrome, a pattern of birth defects that can lead to heart and breathing problems.
Now a senior at Oyster Bay High School, he’s looking to the future, even participating in a high school competition to demonstrate...