Starting for the D'backs: Kyle Byrd

Boy and his twin sister with SMA visit the Arizona Diamondbacks

Updated: August 21, 2013, 9:58 PM ET
By Paula Lavigne | ESPN.com

As the Byrd family piled into the reception lobby at Chase Field before a Diamondbacks game in April, the stares of strangers fixed on the two children in wheelchairs. No one said anything; that would have been rude. But the sight of 5-year-old twins Lauren and Kyle -- smiling, chatting up the adults around them, showing off their fan gear -- likely stirred various emotions in the onlookers: curiosity, sympathy, pity, admiration and maybe even wonder at the double misfortune, gratitude that it ...

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