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Seattle honors Sea-Tac custodian

June 24, 2010
SEATTLE, WA — He takes out the garbage, picks up the trash and does it at such lightning speed, it''s clear Mike Bulling is no ordinary worker at Sea-Tac Airport, according to KING-TV.
He was born 6 months premature with an umbilical cord wrapped around his neck and he weighed only 1 pound 5 ounces; he has cerebral palsy, a learning disability and struggles with motor skills, the article stated.
Even with his disability, Bulling''s boss says he was more qualified for the job than 90 percent of the applicants that come through his door, the article noted.
According to the article, Bulling credits what he learned through Tacoma Goodwill''s Supported Employment Program.
The program helps people with disabilities education, job training and placement, the article added.
On June 22, he was honored by the Port of Seattle Commissioners for being awarded Tacoma Goodwill Graduate of the Year, the article concluded.
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