Michigan considers age-limit rule
High schools vote could open the way for student with Down syndrome
Eric Dompierre is just like any other teenager. He has a jump shot that is smooth and true, spends countless hours on Facebook and holds a job at the local golf course, where he cleans clubs and picks up balls on the range.
But in many ways, Eric Dompierre is nothing like most teenagers. He has Down syndrome, a disability that often turns simple tasks into challenges. And he just might go down as the teen who changed Michigan's long-standing rule on age limits in high school sports.
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