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Travis Roy’s mission: Changing attitudes about disabilities

The former hockey star is being honored for his efforts to help students overcome misconceptions about people with disabilities.



Back when he raced up and down Maine’s frozen rinks, Travis Roy could perform magic with a hockey puck, flicking it past goaltenders before they had a chance to react.
Now, even though more than 19 years have passed since his last hockey game, Roy has developed another nifty trick.
He can make a wheelchair disappear.
See for yourself Thursday night at the Marriott Sable Oaks in South Portland, where Roy will be honored at the 10th annual dinner and auction to benefit The Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness. ...see original article...