Brian Francis, left, kisses his grandmother Pat Hughes, right, after Francis got back from learning how to paddle board at Vanderbilt Beach on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, as he trained with an instructor for the upcoming 2nd Annual Noodles SUP Luau Races at Bayfront waterfront in downtown Naples. 'He loves anything having to do with water,' Hughes said. On Tuesday, professional stand up paddlers took special olympians out on the water to teach them the basics of the sport and let them try paddling for themselves. The May 21 race is a fundraiser to benefit the Special Olympics of Collier County. Greg Kahn/Staff

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Brian Francis, left, kisses his grandmother Pat Hughes, right, after Francis got back from learning how to paddle board at Vanderbilt Beach on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, as he trained with an instructor for the upcoming 2nd Annual Noodles SUP Luau Races at Bayfront waterfront in downtown Naples. "He loves anything having to do with water," Hughes said. On Tuesday, professional stand up paddlers took special olympians out on the water to teach them the basics of the sport and let them try paddling for themselves. The May 21 race is a fundraiser to benefit the Special Olympics of Collier County. Greg Kahn/Staff

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