Too often we focus on what children with disabilities can't do rather than what they can do. With the proper instruction, support, and encouragement, children with special needs can far exceed the expectations that are set upon them.
There is no doubt that Obama has lots of potential to use executive authority on behalf of bringing broadly supported rationality to US relations with Cuba, beginning with authorization of non-tourist travel.
Ara loves her daughter despite her limitations. But people's reaction towards Khan ever since she was born has only led her to despair. One relative, perhaps in sympathy, asked her: What have you done to deserve this calamity?
At its heart, Jacob's Turn is designed to inspire -- to let special needs children know that the unique challenges they face need not limit the potential to achieve dreams, even small ones that start on a baseball field.