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Highland Park resident Ryan O’Connor, 3, was diagnosed with Angleman Syndrome when he was just 18 months old. Photos Submitted
This season the Loyola Academy girls lacrosse team welcomed Ryan O’Connor to several games and denoted themselves as “Team Ryan.”
Michael Wojtychiw, Contributing Sports Editor
5:00 am CDT August 9, 2018
Highland Park’s Ryan O’Connor, at just 3 years old, unified the Loyola Academy girls lacrosse team this season. Elizabeth O’Connor, an alumna of Loyola Academy and its lacrosse program, would bring Ryan to watch her former team. After the game, Elizabeth, her husband Ben, and Ryan would hang out with the team.