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By Cassie Jacoby
Lifestyle Editor 

Barney's Dream Celebrates 10th Anniversary.


Last updated 2/25/2019 at 11:50am

Lake Wales Kiwanians Cynthia Rignanese and Barney Moore celebrate the 10th anniversary of Barney's Dream with Stirring Waters CEO Mike Rodriguez.

Yes, Jessica and Michelle Mathews, there really is a Barney Moore. During a celebration of the 10th anniversary of Barney's Dream Park on Saturday, Feb. 9, two sisters were thrilled to meet the man who inspired the creation of the fully handicap-accessible playground on the shores of Lake Wailes. Their mom, Michelle, says her girls play in the park just about every day but didn't know who he was. The 58-year-old, born with cerebral palsy quad-atonic who has spent most of his life using a wheel chair, grinned from ear to ear as he met his young fans.

Moore says he knows his mother Dorothy,...

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