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This band of special needs musicians are a hit!

The FREE Players Drum Corps, is a band of 65 musicians all of whom are adults with various kinds of disabilities.

They have performed at the Disney World in Florida, US, and marched in New York City's Columbus Day Parade.

Now the band has set its sight on the 2018 world championships in Indianapolis.

The band was founded in 2010 by a New York organization that serves 4,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illnesses or traumatic brain injuries.

Band members have mild to moderate disabilities, including some on the autism spectrum. Some are vision-impaired. Others perform in wheelchairs.

They say they have received a great response by the audience.

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