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A special turkey hunt for special kids

Larry Woody • Dec 15, 2015 at 1:54 PM

Tommy Apala has always made sure that his son Jackson, 11, is able to enjoy the outdoors despite suffering from cerebral palsy and having to use a wheelchair to get about.

When the Watertown dad saw how thrilled his son was when he bagged a wild turkey on last month’s Young Sportsman hunt, he and some friends decided they wanted other physically-challenged youngsters to get the same opportunity.

Last weekend they took Jackson and three other area youngsters on a hunt on some Watertown farms, and Tommy said it was an unforgettable experience.

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