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Boy Denied First Communion Because Of Disability - featured April 26, 2011

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[Source: Disability Scoop]

A Texas woman is outraged after she says her 8-year-old grandson was denied the opportunity to participate in a religious milestone all because he has a developmental disability.

Irma Castro spent months preparing her grandson, Kevin, for his first communion. But she says the priest at her Floresville, Texas church refused to allow the boy to participate because he has cerebral palsy and limited mental abilities.

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