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Freshman Alexia Michitti, who plays for the Ithaca College womens soccer team, was born without her right hand. She has played soccer since the age of three, but was only introduced to adaptive sports in 2021.

Freshman athlete works to be a force for change in adaptive sports

By Dustin Terry, Staff Writer April 28, 2022
When Alexia Michitti, who was born with no right hand, was cut from a middle school basketball team, it was the first time she was told she could not do something because of her upper limb difference.
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