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When a Touchdown Becomes a Homerun

September 12, 2013

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Jacob Brock, a 13-year-old with multiple disabilities including autism, has always been a huge football fan. His life skills teacher Tiffany Alberts, who helps Jacob at Lakeview Middle School in Warsaw, Ind., came up with the idea to have Jacob take part in the special "Pink Out" football between Lakewood and Edgewood middle schools. With the permission of the Warsaw Community Schools administration and the two schools, Jacob ran from the 30-yard line into the end zone for a touchdown.

There was no bigger smile than Jacob's, whose wish to score a touchdown in a football game finally came true.  

Video: Jacob running in for his first touchdown for the Warsaw Tigers