Varsity wrestler Reid Paswall had an idea. In November 2009, with the
team's opening match only days away, he approached the Somers (NY) High
School athletic director to suggest that the captains for the opener be
two classmates who were not even team members.
The two -- Adam Stein and Matthew Moriarty -- were special-needs
students with Down syndrome. "I thought," Paswall (in red singlet in
photo) told the athletic director, "that we can have our special-needs
kids go out and shake the other team's captain's hands, and . . .