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Awareness program opens fourth-graders' eyes to disabilities
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Markeith Drakeford discovers the skills needed for using a wheelchair.
Fourth-grade students at Baron DeKalb Elementary School (BDK) know what it is to “walk a mile in someone’s shoes.” They learned through a program called “Awareness: The Key to Friendships,” sponsored by Family Connection of South Carolina Inc. The program teaches understanding and sensitivity toward people with disabilities.