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Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating floats into summer teaching people with disabilities to sail in Annapolis
By Mary Carole McCauley
Capital Gazette |
Jun 12, 2021 at 8:00 AM
“Dude, hold my hand,” Kevon Taylor told Jacob Ford.
Ford, 23, was among a group of 10 clients of Living Sans Frontieres, a Windsor Mill-based facility serving people with developmental and other disabilities. They were about to go for their first sail.
But when Ford took a step onto the wooden pier at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, the reassuringly solid and immobile ground inexplicably began to sway.
Ford stopped dead in his tracks. He began to sing “Old MacDonald Had a Farm,” as he sometimes does when he’s feeling anxious.
After gaining the courage to board, Jacob Ford (red), [...]