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The Bear Family

Yael Mermelstein

“What kind of a yeshivah do I go to anyway?” I asked Gavriel Farber, my finger poking at the air like I do when I’m really angry. “I mean, is it a school for millionaires or something?”

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

I certainly was not a millionaire, and neither were my parents for that matter. But my school had decided to take a super spring skiing vacation to Vermont. Seriously?! Apparently there was an end-of-the-season special and our yeshivah was taking all of the boys in the older grades on a trip to Vermont. Everyone was so excited! Except. Well, except for guess who? Me, that’s who! Have you ever seen a kid in a wheelchair ski?! I’m sorry, did that sound mad? It was. 

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