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Cubs employees with cerebral palsy are just part of the team at Wrigley Field: 'Almost every day I prove people wrong'

CHICAGO - Ryan Rucci enthusiastically pushed an elderly fan in a wheelchair up a ramp last week before the Wrigley Field home opener, a fitting reminder of what makes him more than just another Cubs guest services employee at Clark and Addison.

Rucci, 28, has cerebral palsy, a developmental disorder that affects muscle movement, motor skills and speech patterns of 500,000 children and adults in America. The disorder doesn't stop the Cubs from hiring the right people like Rucci and Tanner Salinas, who also lives every day with CP.

And it didn't deter Rucci from

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