Sports Help, Verevou tells

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Josefa Verevou, who is a for­mer stu­dent of Hil­ton Spe­cial School, en­cour­ages stu­dents with spe­cial needs to par­tic­i­pate in sports. He said sports could be a plat­form where stu­dents can learn to be in­de­pen­dent. Born with­out arms Verevou did not use this short­fall as a bar­rier to ac­com­plish his dreams.

“I’ve been to overseas com­pe­ti­tion and also par­tic­i­pated at the 1996 Olympics in At­lanta,” he said. “I am just as­sist­ing the chil­dren and let them know that they can also travel the world through sports and be­come in­de­pen­dent. I have my own fam­ily and I am just liv­ing in­de­pen­dently.”

Verevou en­joys life with his five chil­dren and as­sists Hil­ton Spe­cial School in sports. Edited by Osea Bola

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