People, Apr. 8, 1974

In Vail, Colo., last week, Teddy Kennedy Jr., 12, was back on the slopes. Determined that the amputation of the boy's right leg last November would not prevent him from enjoying one of his favorite sports, Father Edward M. Kennedy fitted out Teddy with special equipment. Ski Instructor Blair Ammons taught him to schuss all over again, using poles fitted with small runners for great maneuverability and balance. Praising Teddy's spunk and skill, Ammons said, "Quite frankly, his one leg fatigues less easily than both of mine."

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