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Athletes With Disabilities Endeavor To Compete

It was started in the year 2000, and now hundreds of athletes from all over the country come to it every year—we’re talking about the University of Central Oklahoma’s (UCO) Endeavor Games. However, there is something special about these athletes that you may not realize: they all live with disabilities. Athletes With Disabilities Endeavor To Compete Athletes with disabilities from all over the country come to Edmond every year to compete for glory and comradery. They battle it out in in 10 adaptive sports, but the real story is that they all come from several different walks of life. One athlete served our country in Afghanistan, but his real fight didn’t begin until he came home. This veteran suffered shrapnel injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder, and a traumatic brain injury. Life as he knew it would never be the same, but instead of letting his situation bring him down, he instead…
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