PHOTOS: Rally for Callie Moore and Special Needs Children

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Rally organizer Jill Gambill, right, lays out protest signs just before a rally organized by Gambill and other mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone at the University of Georgia Arch for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old with cerebral palsy, and those like her that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Moore, is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care on July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. 75 protesters filled the steps and sidewalk at the UGA Arch during the rally. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Rally organizer Jill Gambill speaks to a crowd of 75 protesters during a rally organized by Gambill and other mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone at the University of Georgia Arch for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old with cerebral palsy, and those like her that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Moore, is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care on July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. "This is the first time we've ever organized anything this is just parents of special needs children that are self advocating for our kids," Gambill said. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Lori Cain a nurse at Athens Regional speaks during a rally organized by mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone at the University of Georgia Arch for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old with cerebral palsy, who Cain has cared for over the last two years and those like her that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Moore, is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care. On July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. Her family is worried about losing coverage if cuts to Medicaid are passed. "If they cut the funding I can't Imagine what a lot of these kids are going to do, you know people shouldn't have to compromise their way of life because of budget cuts," Cain said, "But I'm so thrilled that so many people came out in support of Callie and in support of Medicaid." (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Protesters organized by mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone rally at the University of Georgia Arch for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old with cerebral palsy, and those like her that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Moore is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care On July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. Her family is worried about losing coverage if cuts to Medicaid are passed. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Amy Boswell, left, with her daughter Madison Boswell, 13, who is on the autism spectrum take part in a rally organized by mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone for those like Madison that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid at the University of Georgia Arch in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. "When Madison turns 18 she will be totally dependent on Medicaid they just can't put any more cuts in place," Amy said. The rally was organized to show support for Callie Moore a 22-year-old from Athens with cerebral palsy who is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care on July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Madison Boswell, left, who is on the autism spectrum and her mother Amy Boswell protest during a rally for special needs children that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid at the University of Georgia Arch in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. "When Madison turns 18 she will be totally dependent on Medicaid they just can't put any more cuts in place," Boswell said . (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Rosemary Pizza, left, and Thomas Jordan, 22, protest during a rally organized by mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone at the University of Georgia Arch for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old with cerebral palsy, and those like her that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Moore is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care on July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. "The help we get through Medicaid for the medicine for his seizures and doctors appointments there's just no way we could afford all of that even things like his wheelchair we can't afford," Thomas's mother Cheryl Jordan said, "We're still on the waiver services waiting list for daytime care and an apartment." (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Protesters organized by mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone rally at the University of Georgia Arch for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old with cerebral palsy, and those like her that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Moore, is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care On July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. Her family is worried about losing coverage if cuts to Medicaid are passed. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Grace Coffee a mother of a special-needs child and a natal intensive care nurse speaks during a rally organized by mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone for those like her own child that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid at the University of Georgia Arch in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The rally was organized to show support for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old from Athens with cerebral palsy, who is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care on July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. Her family is worried about losing coverage if cuts to Medicaid are passed. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Lori Cain a nurse at Athens Regional speaks during a rally organized by mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone at the University of Georgia Arch for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old with cerebral palsy, who Cain has cared for over the last two years and those like her that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Moore, is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care. On July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. Her family is worried about losing coverage if cuts to Medicaid are passed. "If they cut the funding I can't Imagine what a lot of these kids are going to do, you know people shouldn't have to compromise their way of life because of budget cuts," Cain said, "But I'm so thrilled that so many people came out in support of Callie and in support of Medicaid." (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Rally organizer Jill Gambill speaks to a crowd of 75 protesters during a rally organized by Gambill, and other mothers of special needs children and Athens for Everyone at the University of Georgia Arch for Callie Moore, a 22-year-old with cerebral palsy, and those like her that would be negatively affected by the Senate health care bill and cuts to Medicaid in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Moore, is unable to walk or speak and requires 24-hour care on July 4, she snapped her femur while being lifted from her bed and Is currently hospitalized. "This is the first time we've ever organized anything this is just parents of special needs children that are self advocating for our kids," Gambill said. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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