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Michael Avila pushes his way into a pat on the back from his teacher Leonilda Jones during a day at Metropolitan Day Center in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, August 26, 2009. Michael, 38, has cerebral palsy. He doesn't speak, explains Jones, "laughing is his way of communicating, and hugs. He loves to hug." By John Clanton, The Oklahoman