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Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald Fifth-grade teacher Kelly Schaefer of Jasper helped her students Michael Buechler and Taylor Bachman, both of Jasper, form dependent clauses Tuesday at Precious Blood School in Jasper.

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Caitlin O’Hara/The HeraldPrecious Blood School fifth-grade teacher Kelly Schaefer helped student Jack Ahlbrand form dependent clauses during class Tuesday at the school in Jasper. Schaefer, who was paralyzed when a car carrying her and her brother Jason was hit by a drunk driver in 1999, is collaborating with her aunt Michelle Weidenbenner to write a book about her life before and after the accident.

By CLAIRE MOORMAN

Herald Staff Writer

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Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald Fifth-grader Brian Dinh of Jasper read aloud dependent clauses written by his classmates while teacher Kelly Schaefer watched Tuesday at Precious Blood School in Jasper.