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Van Vooren has been the team's water boy for the past couple of years but today, duty had a much higher calling. He suited up, got out on the field with the intent of taking that ball into the endzone. And that is exactly what Van Vooren did. He took the handoff from the quarterback and ran 35 yards down the field for a touchdown. Van Vooren has Down syndrome.
The following is a letter to Pacific Business News detailing my support of one of this chamber's directors for the prestigious 2013 Business Leadership Hawaii – Best in Small Business (up to 40 full time employees) Award. The letter reveals leadership virtues that are often mistaken as skills by the untrained eye.
The Huffington Post By Ryan Grenoble 07/23/2013 Parker says, "I don't know there's a lot in life ... that I'd say I can't do. Just things I haven't done yet." The fact that Richie Parker can ride a bike doesn't sound impressive -- until you see him do it. Same goes for the car repairs he makes using power tools.