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35th National Veterans Wheelchair Games Launch June 21 in Dallas

In the late 1970s, as a baby journalist in Florida, I attended a wheelchair basketball game in Tampa. What a competitive event. I’d expected it to be polite. Or formal. Or deferential. No way. These guys wanted to win. I thought of that sweaty, in-your-face, tire-screeching night when I read about the upcoming National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Dallas. More than 600 disabled U.S. military Veterans are expected to compete. “Hoo-rah!” — LINK