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Frisco student's winning spirit inspires SMU team


The following is from the Oct. 22, 2011, broadcast of WFAA-TV. SMU football coach June Jones was featured in this story.

October 26, 2011


UNIVERSITY PARK — This is it: Kelan Lawson's big moment, an 11-year-old's dream turning to reality.

This little boy captured our attention last month. Doctors told Kelan's parents he would never walk or talk.

He has now now motivated thousands with his winning spirit, which took him all the way to the Hilltop with SMU's head football coach....

In an interview last month, Kelan shared his dream of coaching with June Jones of SMU. It was a dream we couldn't ignore.

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