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Special needs kids learn to surf in Long Beach

About a dozen youngsters with special needs learned to surf Monday with the Adaptive Sports Academy, a Hospital for Special Surgery’s program based at the Lerner Children’s Pavilion, and Surf For All, a Long Beach-based non-profit.  (Credit: Newsday / Yeong-Ung Yang)


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