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Rylee Durham takes the wheel

Updated: August 20, 2013, 7:29 PM ET
By Shannon Cross | ESPN.com

Rylee Durham's day-to-day life is far from easy.

One of Rylee's favorite activities is cheerleading, but she can't be thrown in the air or take part in any tumbling activities like her classmates. She's 12 years old, but she's still learning how to ride a bike for the first time.

Rylee has Noonan syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes a number of developmental and health problems -- in her case, kidney problems and hearing loss. She has also had a melanoma removed from her back.

Although ...

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