Quadriplegic Returns to Hunting

James Cap, a quadriplegic from New Jersey, recently won a 2 1/2-year legal battle to allow him to use, with the help of a partner, a 12-gauge shotgun fitted with a battery-powered machine that is operated by a breathing tube

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    James Cap

    James Cap, a quadriplegic since a Nov. 4, 1979 high school football accident, who hunts from his wheelchair is still wearing his hunting license as he watches television after returning home in Manville, N.J., from the shed where he hunts with an apparatus that he uses to aim and fire his shotgun.  Recently Cap won a two-and-a-half-year legal battle to allow him to use a shotgun specially mounted on his wheelchair and operated by a breathing tube.
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    Wheelchair

    Cap returns home from the shed where he hunts with an apparatus that he uses to aim and fire his shotgun. 
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    In the Shed

    Cap sits in his wheelchair in a shed where he hunts in Manville, N.J., with an apparatus that he uses to aim and fire his shotgun. 
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    Faraway Shot

    Cap demonstrates his hunting skills. 
    AP2009
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    Taking Aim

    Cap talks about the apparatus that he uses to aim and fire his shotgun, as he sits in his wheel chair in a shed where he hunts.    
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