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Father running to help daughter

November 3, 2003 at 8:00 am

By C. Samantha McKevie, Augusta Chronicle

Many participants in the annual New York marathon Nov. 2 will be out to prove something to themselves, but for Tom Jones, this is the least of his reasons for running.

jones-tom-augustaMr. Jones, the father of 28-year-old Anita Jones, who was born with a learning disability, is running to help raise money for United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia.

“UCP has been very helpful in managing my daughter’s day-to-day life,” the Columbia County resident said.

Mr. Jones knows how crucial and beneficial UCP’s services are for a family. His daughter lives at Foxhall, a group home on Pleasant Home Road. She recently began attending the organization’s new day program, a program that helps adults with developmental disabilities learn to live independently.

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