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00000177-ba84-d5f4-a5ff-bbfc9baa0000Ways of Life airs every second Monday at 8:40am and 5:45pm.Our series Ways of Life is A collection of stories about people who live down the street... our neighbors: Fishermen, scientists, craftspeople, recovering addicts, surgeons, dog rescuers, motorcycle gang members, nursing home residents, musicians, the homeless, kid athletes, social activists, and all the others who share this place.Each portrait becomes part of the surprising, interwoven tapestry of our lives together here on the Cape, Coast and Islands. Ways of Life is edited by Jay Allison and produced by our production partners at Atlantic Public Media Ways of Life is made possible by The Circle of Ten, ten local businesses and organizations committed to local programming on WCAI.

How A Girl and A Horse Manage to Make Life Better

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Photo by Giovana Romano Sanchez
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Maggie Bernard is a teenager with cerebral palsy. She overcame her disability with the help of her best friend Noble, a 27 year old horse that works as a therapy animal on Martha’s Vineyard. He is great with kids and loves his job, but in the beginning of the year, Noble started to show some health problems. His owners decided it was time for him to retire and found a place for him in another farm. But Noble didn’t like the idea.

To learn more about the Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center, you can visit their website.

This piece came to us through our production partners at Atlantic Public Media through their media training program, The Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole. Giovana is a recent graduate from the workshop, and you can find out more about that program at Transom.org.

Ways of Life is edited by Jay Allison and made possible by the Circle of Ten - ten local businesses and organizations committed to local programming on WCAI.