Article Photos: Injured in 2011 accident at Oklahoma rodeo, North Carolina teen likes helping others 1/2

At the 2012 International Finals Youth Rodeo, Kelly Blanton is shown with friends Morgan Patton, second from left, and Bailey Hewat, right, as the announcer Monty Stueve, far left, relates how courageous Blanton is during her recovery from  injuries she suffered in 2011 in the IFYR practice arena. Photo Provided by Ed Blochowiak, Shawnee News Star <strong>Photo Provided by Ed Blochowiak - Photo Provided by Ed Blochowiak</strong>