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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                4A The Kiplds GuMe: Sun., nee, a. Tim Clancy and Jason Tim, 10, Ready For Questions By Judy Daubenniier A 10-year-old Cedar Rapids boy has been named as the first poster child lor the Hawkeyc chapter of the March of Dimes. Tim Clancy, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clancy, 448 Red Fox road SE, will make public appearances and be fea- tured on posters reminding people of the need to help the handicapped. Mrs. Clancy and Mrs. Robert Brooks. 320 Sinclair drive SE, are co-chairmen of the March of Dimes Mother's march to be held Jan. 6-12. volunteers will participate in the campaign in the five counties of the Ilawkeye chapter Bun- ton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones and Linn. Tim, who was born prematurely and weighed only three pounds, has cerebral palsy. His life so far has been "an inspiration to other according to his mother. "It shows them if you put your mind lo it, you can do anything." Tim now is walking with the aid of crutches and braces. He is mentally above average and loves school. "We were told when he was diagnosed at the age of one that he would be a vegetable and have to be Mrs. Clancy said. Instead, Tim rides a hydraulic lilt bus to Taylor elemen- tary school and attends fourth grade with non-handicapped students. "We're terribly proud of Taylor Mrs. Clancy said. "The integration with the normal students is just marvelous. The goal is to eventually get the students able to attend their own neighborhood school. "We're hopeful he'll be able lo attend the regular junior high school. It's the accessibility of the schools that worries us." Outside of school, Tim's physical activities include swim- ming and riding his bicycle. "My mom helps me onto my bike. It's a three-speed big adult bike with three wheels. Yes, I do it all by Tim said. According to his mother, Tim rides the bicycle up to 10 miles a day. Other hobbies include coin and stamp collecting, tinkering with motors, racing cars, and his four-year-old basset hound, Jason. He and his brother Sean, 8, "do things as a said Mrs. Clancy. Sean helps care for Tim, and "he does it Mrs. Clancy said. "The education Sean has had as a result of this is wonderful. He's much more thoughtful of others than he would be otherwise." She described Tim also as thoughtful of others. "Even though he is handicapped, he is quite determined and dedicated." He also has a good understanding of what his job as poster child will entail. "People will want to talk to me and ask me questions about what I like to said Tim. "This will try to get people to give more money for handicapped people." His appearances will include .Ian. 8 on channel 2, "The l.ast following the late movie, and Jan. 9 at a.m. on channel 9 on "The Morning Show" Goielte Pholo bv L.W. Ward. Accent on Youth Carmakers Introduce 6 New Models DETROIT (UPI) The bot- tom of a sales slump may seem like an odd time to try something new, but au- tomakers are planning in- troduction of six new models in the coming months. A small Cadillac, American Motors' Pacer, the Mercury Bobcat, two new Volkswagen models and a five-cylinder, diesel-powcred Mercedes will have early 1975 debuts. They'll join eight, all-new '75s that were introduced in October. The sales downturn, off 3ii percent in November from 1973, hasn't provided the best atmosphere to lest the new- models. But most have been inching their way up on the sales charts, especially Ford's luxury compacts, the Granada and Monarch, which accounted for 2.6 percent of all sales in November. The new models set for showroom introductions in the first three months of 1975 were planned long before sales went into a tailspin, but industry analysts aren't unhappy. "Now is a good time to have something new to offer because that's where the action one analyst said. "Now isn't the time to throw the same ball up in the air. "If we didn't stir up some interest with fresh products, things could be a lot worse than thi-v arc." New Device Snaps Coma In Diabetics 1MJ1ANAHJIJS (UPI) have developed an automatic device that help doctors pull a patient out of diabetic coma in a fraction of Ihe lime it now takes. The machine, called an ar- tificial endocrine pancreas, will be produced commercially by Miles Laboratories' and first Miles Hill be In tcsean.-ti insti- tutions lo develop experience for eventual sales to hospitals. In ail of us, The pam.fea- tflaiifj jjjsui.r regulate blood ie.ej diabetics n malfunction- Iliii into a (iawtoti.-. coma if Ihe amount of s'Jgar Ihe bllKXl IS exr-esHIK' H Holt iiyjx-fi'lvceidia By conventional methods It may lake II kcurs mart (art-lull) Ujectlnx Insulin leucr tkt bleed sugar In el and bring a patleit tt a coma, a( tordlBK tc Antcn Clemens, head nf thr Mlta> in a Iclephrae. interview. "With this automatic it taken one-and-a-half lo tv.n Mcmi.Tii-. said Tin: 'leu'.e includes -.mt'll computer bioo'l nuft precede Hill. U> 'y.dU'd ilty. j! has, uv-'j ofi o iMA. Hi OiiiU. tJC iefftCfl1- said 'an oflrf-n Clemens said Ihe machine's instant response is vital, becauv.' jl is believer] momcn- secondary effects of diabetes such as blood vessel detcriora- Hon. blindness arid kidney disease. 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Long sleeve lengths thru 5.88 DOUBLE KNIT SLACKS Double knit slacks in a good selection of colors. Good quality, good fit. Tall sizes 34 thru '16; Big sizes 48 thru 54. Regularly to 14.88 ARMSTRONG BIG MAN'S SHOP-THIRD FLOOR Shop Monday Tuesday 4 V J ENTIRE STOCK! Children's Outerwear 30% OFF Reg. 10.94 to 7.U I to Children's winter outerwear including coats, snow suits and jackets. Buy now and save at clearance prices. A good selection of colors and styles in Ihese sizes: Infants to 24 rnos.; girls' 2-6x; hoys' 2-7; girls' 7-14; and pre-teen 8-14. Girls' Playwear 94' I91291 A tumble table of girls' playwear anil sportswear. Double knit slacks, jeans, long sleeve and sliorl sleeve knit tops, skirts! Shop early for best selection. There is a variety of colors and stylos' in sizes 4 to 14. ARMSTRONG CHILDREN'S STORE-THIRD FLOOR   

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