The Running Dream Characters

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Jessica

Jessica is a junior in high school and she is an avid runner. On her way home from a track meet where she beat her own personal best time, a vehicle runs into her bus, leaving her with out a leg. She has a great support system made up of family and friends. They help her cope with her situation, and she also has her own personal determination which helps her adapt to her new life without a leg. She works hard to move as well as she can on a prosthesis. She also learns what it's like to experience life with a handicap. People treat her differently. She befriends a girl with cerebral palsy and now that she has more of an understanding of the other girl's disability and the repercussions of that. Even when she is doing better, she is dedicated to helping the other girl...

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