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A Christmas wish come true. A family with disabilities heads to Florida and goes behind the scenes of Dolphin Tale 2. A movie based on a dolphin that uses prosthesis in order to swim. This family gets their inspiration from Winter the dolphin.

Winter was found on the east coast of Florida, eight years ago, entangled in a crab trap. She lost her tail due to her injuries. She stars in Dolphin Tale movie and proves that living with a disability is not a death sentence.

That's what Linda Tyndall and her children, Kelsey and Caleb are trying to do. They have what is called Noonans syndrome, a disease that causes abnormal development in many parts of the body.

“At one point I was born with a cleft pallet and I was teased and taunted in school, but I made it my mission that I was not going to let them give up,” Linda Tyndall said. This Christmas they were granted a wish like no other, a trip to Florida to see Winter. 

“Well it actually is a very nice experience,” Caleb said.

“He wanted to stay there, he kept saying that he wasn't wash his hands after he touched the dolphin and played with her,” Kelsey added. 

since the movie came out, Winter has served as an inspiration for this family. 
"A disability is what you make of it. We've been very blessed to in having opportunities for both of our children.”

Dolphin Tale 2 is still filming and hits theaters September 2014.
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