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October 15, 1992 | KIRBY LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jerry Weichman attracted the attention of Santa Monica High football Coach Ron Guercio at the start of spring drills last April. Weichman was not as smooth as some of the other kickers, but Guercio was impressed with the junior's power and distance. As far as Guercio was concerned, Weichman had earned the kicking job before the season began. But what Guercio didn't know was that the kicker was missing his right foot.
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October 15, 1992 | KIRBY LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jerry Weichman attracted the attention of Santa Monica High football Coach Ron Guercio at the start of spring drills last April. Weichman was not as smooth as some of the other kickers, but Guercio was impressed with the junior's power and distance. As far as Guercio was concerned, Weichman had earned the kicking job before the season began. But what Guercio didn't know was that the kicker was missing his right foot.
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June 24, 1993 | KIRBY LEE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Screwdrivers, wrenches, nuts and bolts lie scattered among the drill press, lathe, sewing machine and band saw in Albert Rappoport's workshop in the back of his office on Santa Monica Boulevard. "This is where we do most of our adjustments," said Rappoport, the director of Performance Prosthetics, a center that specializes in artificial limbs for disabled athletes. Rappoport, 33, has the aid of three full-time technicians and another "laboratory" down the block.
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