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Disabled teenager shows skill on first hunting trip, bags goose

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Jason Shellenberger is good with his hands. He has to be. His legs don't work. "I think he has beaten every Nintendo or Play Station game he has ever played," said his stepdad, Tom Rose.

Perhaps the hand-eye coordination that has made the 14-year-old Bradford seventh-grader so good at video games is now paying off in a totally new and different activity for Shellenberger -- hunting. Rose introduced the youngster to hunting this year, buying him an apprentice license and taking him goose hunting at a privately owned gravel pit near Troy.

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Shellenberger will take Ohio's hunter education course next year. The apprentice license, created last year to help recruit more people to hunting by allowing them to accompany a friend or relative into the field to hunt, gives people a chance to find out if they like the activity before buying a regular license, which requires hunter education.

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