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Volunteers Update Home for Girl with Cerebral Palsy

By Terry Bulger

A family in Antioch raising a child with special needs got some help on Friday from a band of volunteers.

Jaeana Careathers, 16, has a life full of limits. Cerebral palsy makes speaking and moving difficult for her.

Her grandmother, Betty Careathers, a 29-year veteran as a Metro schools bus driver, is her everyday caretaker.

“She’s a happy child,” Betty Careathers said. “She’s real happy.”

Friday, volunteers from the business side of the Nashville Predators, along with DP Builds Construction, created a new ramp and a newbathroom that works for a wheelchair.

“It’s going to be a relief,” Betty Careathers said.

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