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IndyCar team owner Sam Schmidt walks for first time in 21 years, dances with daughter at wedding

INDIANAPOLIS — Savannah Boehrer is standing in her wedding gown, waiting. She’s been waiting for 21 years.

“Now for the father-daughter dance,” the DJ announces. The song starts playing: “Daddy Dance With Me.”

Since she was two years old, Boehrer has wanted that so badly. But her dad Sam Schmidt couldn’t dance. He couldn’t walk.

On this day in April, though, as the words “I know what you see when you look at me…as we walk down the aisle” play out, she sees something remarkable.

Schmidt walking toward her to dance.

Sam Schmidt dances with his daughter, Savannah, at her wedding.

Sam Schmidt dances with his daughter, Savannah, at her wedding.

Boehrer’s hand goes to her mouth. She starts crying. Everyone in the reception hall starts crying. There are cheers, gasps and wonder.

For the first time since 2000, when a crash paralyzed Schmidt from the neck down, he dances with his daughter — with the aid of an exoskeleton.

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President Biden Is Keeping Schools Closed

Six months ago, when President Joe Biden was candidate Joe Biden, he spoke of “a crisis being felt all across the United States of America.” The crisis was school closures. Millions of children were staring at laptops rather than learning in a classroom. Biden said: “This is a national emergency. President Trump doesn’t have a real plan for opening schools safely. He’s offering nothing but failures and delusions.” Six months later, the education crisis abounds, and now-President Biden is so far just making it worse. At Tuesday’s press briefing, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the new White House goal was “to have the majority of schools, so more than 50 percent, open by Day 100 of his presidency.” She defined that as “some teaching in classrooms, so at least one day a week, hopefully it’s more.” This isn’t just walking

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Pau Gasol, wife name new daughter after Gianna Bryant

Pau Gasol and his wife Catherine McDonell have paid the ultimate tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant.

McDonell gave birth to a girl on Sunday. Her name?

Elisabet Gianna Gasol.

Gasol is close with Bryant family

Gasol noted in an announcement that the delivery went well while highlighting the “very meaningful name.”

Gianna was the 13-year-old daughter of Kobe and Vanessa Bryant. She died in the helicopter crash that also claimed Kobe’s life in January.

Gasol played seven seasons with Kobe on the Los Angeles Lakers. He won two championships alongside Kobe and developed a close personal relationship with the Bryant family.

Vanessa Bryant a godmother

Vanessa congratulated the couple on

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