Student-athlete with Down syndrome, denied chance to play, becomes state champ

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by Adam Cassandra November 28, 2012 ( – Student-athlete Eric Dompierre is a state champion football player, winner of Sports Illustrated’s “Underdogs” contest and an all-around inspirational young man. And he has Down syndrome. Eric, who attends Ishpeming High School in the Upper Peninsula (U.P.)… (473)

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