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Paul Pauca and his son, Victor.

Paul Pauca and his son, Victor.

Father finds his calling through son’s disability: Talk to any father today and most would agree — raising children can be challenging. Paul Pauca is well-aware of these challenges. His 6-year old son Victor suffers from a rare genetic disorder that causes breathing problems and poor motor control, and as a result, has been hospitalized several times over these years. Yet despite these struggles, Pauca, a computer science professor at Wake Forest University, has focused on “the better” by providing his son with the best care possible. And thanks to these efforts, his son has flourished.

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