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Winning Isn’t Everything

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Last week, the annual Honolulu Marathon took place. Out of all of the hundreds of racers, one name took the spotlight – Wakana Ueda. Wakana is just 11 years old, from Japan and is also blind. Last Sunday’s race was her first marathon. She crossed the finish line after 14 hours, 3 minutes and 12 seconds on the course. Her time may not be put into any record books, but finishing the marathon is a tremendous accomplishment.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Dec 19, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments