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The Best Of John's Journal From 2020-21/ No. 7: "I Had Tears In My Eyes" ... The Best Story From The State Track Meet

Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021 - 11:46 AM

The No. 7 entry on the countdown of my personal favorite Top 10 John's Journal stories from the 2020-21 school year was originally posted just a couple weeks ago, on June 21. It was not written by me, but it was sent to me by a good friend. Tom Fischer is retired teacher and coach who is a veteran official, and he witnessed something very special at the state track and field championships.

It involved two friends who also compete against each other in wheelchair racing, Blake Eaton of Duluth Denfeld and Macario Palomares of Buffalo. This is a story of teamwork, selflessness and sportsmanship, all in the name of good competition. It is very inspiring.

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