Education: Cripple

When Thomas Allan Dwyer gained admittance to Fordham University in New York this autumn, he was a problem that deans of practically every U. S. college have encountered. Cripples are usually excellent students. Their will to learn and their abstinence from extra-curriculum work tends to make them so. Yet they are apt to be painful to physically normal undergraduates. Father Charles J. Deane, dean at Fordham, had urged against Student Dwyer's enrollment.

The boy (he was 21) could not walk without help; he could only teeter on his toes. He could not hold...

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