Local musician describes unique experiences

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Local musician plays the ukelele, among other instruments. (Photo by: Emily Cunningham / TU student)

Musician Jared Denhard plays at local events in Howard County such as weddings and funerals. In the 1990s he put together instrumental music for the pope at the time at Camden Yards. He also plays in O’Malley’s March, a celtic rock band, with Governor Martin O’Malley. His experiences in that band vary from playing locally to playing at the Democratic Convention.

Watch the slideshow here: ย https://tiger.towson.edu/~ecunni8/publish_to_web/

Junior Olympic jump rope champion overcomes ankle surgery

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Kristen Bork (fourth from left) and her team came in first in the “Team Show” category in the 2011 Junior Olympics, held in New Orleans, Louisiana. This was a year after a surgery that left her unable to walk for four months. (Photo by: Ward Horner / Team Photographer)

Freshman Elementary Education major Kristen Bork talks about her experience as a jump roper and the challenges that she has overcome, including an ankle surgery. She has been jump roping for the Kangaroo Kids for about 10 years, meeting people from all over the world at competitions. She also coaches young jump ropers.

To listen to her story, click below.

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