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Photo Gallery: Disabled adults get an outrigger adventure in Newport Beach

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Elizabeth Sonne of Laguna Beach is led to an outrigger canoe by R.J. De Rama of the Makapo Aquatics Project during a Project Independence Access 2 Adventure activity Wednesday at the Newport Aquatic Center.

 (Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)
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Adults with developmental disabilities get a day learning the Polynesian sport of outrigger paddling during an Access 2 Adventure activity by Project Independence of Costa Mesa on Wednesday at the Newport Aquatic Center in Newport Beach.

 (Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)
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Project Independence staff member Janette Gonzalez, right, helps client Trevor Kemp, 33, of Placentia secure his life jacket during an outrigger paddling activity at the Newport Aquatic Center on Wednesday.

 (Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)
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Adults with developmental disabilities paddle in outrigger canoes during a Project Independence Access 2 Adventure activity at the Newport Aquatic Center on Wednesday.

 (Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)
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Jim Steinbeck, 58, of Anaheim, right, shares a laugh with Todd Eckert of Project Independence as they wait to participate in an outrigger paddling activity at the Newport Aquatic Center on Wednesday.

 (Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)
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