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Allison Reinhart sits at her workstation at her Columbia home

December 26, 2011 | 6:00 a.m. CST
Allison Reinhart holds one of the materials she uses to paint in front of her work station at her Columbia home. Reinhart was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, a hereditary neuromuscular disease, when she was 16 months old. She moved to Columbia two years ago and is an art student at MU.

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