Local nonprofit teaches archery to people with special needs

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ROCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) -- A local nonprofit is giving back by teaching a cool new skill to people with special needs.

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Hononegah Archery specializes in teaching archery to students and adult with disabilities. Today they hosted the second annual Julie’s Archers for Autism event. People ages six and up will have the opportunity to learn the sport alongside mainstream peers.

"Archery actually helps me out a lot so like I don't feel bad about myself because my dad actually created this for me. I always like archery because it is a part of who i am now," said Julie Oster, the namesake behind the event.