Quote Originally Posted by momo3 View Post
I'm not sure this is the right forum or if I will get flamed here but my 10 year old daughter was doing a word problem in math. She said "Mom, you would like this-Rick Hansen wheeled across...". I can't remember the exact mileage or continents. She thought it was great that they were talking about someone in a wheelchair. I told her he was real person and she almost didn't believe me. I don't know much about his foundation in Canada but I think it is pretty cool that at least the 5th graders around here are doing word problems about real people in real chairs.