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Giving Thanks for the Support

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) - After facing a major obstacle, one Iowa group is now saying thanks to those who helped get them through it.

In December, someone stole a trailer full of sports wheelchairs belonging to sport-ability of Iowa.


In Cedar Rapids on Saturday, the group held a thank you event for everyone who helped them replace those chairs, or "chairiots", as they call them.

Those with sport-ability say thanks to that support, the organization is once again rolling right along.

 "It's the spirit of the people that have gone through these troubles, gone through these difficulties, these challenges and have overcome and are stronger now because of it," Program Director, Jayden Barrett said.

Police arrested one man, Rick Allan Smith, last month in the case.


Smith now faces multiple theft charges.
 
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