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Paralympian Marlon Shirley Never Stopped Competing

Marlon Shirley says missing a leg never stopped him from wanting to compete at a higher level. Shirley is the previous world record holder in the 100-meter amputee race. His record also includes gold medals in the Sydney and Athens Paralympics. Yet, it wasn't easy for Shirley. The son of a drug addicted mother, he was abandoned at the age of 3 and bounced through the foster system before reaching the pinnacle of Paralympic competition. Marlon Shirley joins us to tell his story.
 
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Marlon Shirley, Paralympic Athlete

 

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