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July 12, 2007

Flying across soccer practice fields in the northwest corner of Berkeley, Andrés Jankowski darts among his teammates as precisely as a hummingbird. He tickles the soccer ball with his feet like a magician doing sleight of hand. The sphere is here, it’s there, and then, with a kick, Andrés makes it take flight. You’d never know that two years before, the 14-year-old at Berkeley’s School of the Madeleine had two broken legs, one with a compound fracture. In December 2005, while visiting friends in Concord, Andrés borrowed a Razor scooter. Chased by another boy, and unfamiliar with the roads, Andrés accidentally shot out into traffic on the scooter. A surprised motorist on Clayton Valley Road hit him. By chance, a Concord police officer was there. She stopped traffic, and soon the unconscious Andrés was being airlifted to Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland. Andrés’ mother Carmen quickly heard about the accident, first after calls from his friend’s mom, and then with a call from...

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