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With a special needs child of their own, Sandy and Chuck Leininger of Prinsburg have welcomed two special needs children from Haiti to their family, Chelda, left, age 9, and Josiah, age 4. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

Prinsburg couple cares for their three special needs children at home


PRINSBURG -- Sandy and Chuck Leininger are parents to six children of their own, all of them grown.

Their last child, Joshua, now 17, suffered oxygen deprivation and lives with cerebral palsy. He requires a wheelchair, needs daily medications to control seizures, and has a variety of other special needs.

Yet there was no hesitation when just over three years ago the Prinsburg couple welcomed another special needs child to their family and home, Josiah, now age 4.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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