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Sharing Memories Of Family And Determination With Gloria
By Cookie Steponaitis
Gloria Vigario was born in Newport, Vermont in 1945 smack in the middle of a total sibling count of three girls and three boys. Never without things to do Gloria remembers endless games of baseball and Hide and Seek no matter the time of day or season of the year. Loving animals and being outdoors, Gloria faced her first challenge early in life when an illness left her with acute hearing loss. She was sent to the Vermont Achievement Center in Rutland, Vermont and learned to lip read and live her life without the ability to hear much beyond simple sounds. It met Gloria had to live away from her family and stay with a foster family five days a week and only going back to Newport on weekends. Gloria grew up fast with one foot in two parts of Vermont and  conquered many challenges long before leaving what was considered childhood.  [ more ]

VUHS Varsity Cheerleaders Win Vermont State Championship

Before a crowd exceeding 1500 people, the VUHS Varsity cheerleaders capped off a perfect season with winning the Vermont State Cheerleading Championships for Division II.
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