A special turkey hunt for special kids

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...
Apr 10, 2013

 

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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