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LDS special-needs student and football friends help change high school

When Carson Jones invited Chy Johnson to sit with him and his football buddies at lunch last fall, he didn't think it was a big deal. Since that time, Johnson's story has been a source of inspiration told through accounts in the national media and, most recently, the priesthood session of LDS general conference.

Johnson, 16, has microcephaly, a brain disorder. She became a target for bullies at Queen Creek High School. After hearing her daughter express frustration about the other kids throwing trash at her, Chy’s mother, Elizabeth Johnson, called up Jones to ask if he’d give her some names of the bullies. Instead, Jones befriended her daughter.

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