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Graduation Day
Graduation Day

My name is Patrick Cooney and I am 22 years old. I graduated from high school and it was the greatest day of my life. I worked hard in high school and enjoyed all of my friends and sports and being the waterboy for the football team. I now work at our recreation center five days a week. I take the bus to work and have many friends at work and I work hard for my money. I love Special Olympics basketball, golf and power lifting. I love to sing and have concerts at Plank Road Tavern. Hope you have fun too.




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S. A. Razzak, Bangladesh,
1/5/2013 7:11:57 AM
Wonderful!! Great success. Hope one day my son Rafan 4 years old with down syndrome will have the same as Cooney. Keep it up Cooney. See you some day.

Jane George, United States, OH
10/12/2012 11:58:58 AM
Patrick deserves my vote & many more. He is a very motivated young man with a lot of talent. A true inspiration fo all.

Tara Griest, United States, OH
10/11/2012 10:24:45 PM
Patrick is the most enthusiastic musician I know. He has many friends not only because he has a big heart but because he's so fun to be with!

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