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ATHLETE: Lex Gillette CATEGORY: Athletics SUBCATEGORY: Paralympic Track and Field DESKTOP_ID: 5021496471001 MOBILE_ID: 5021642604001

July 25, 2014

Blind since age eight, Gillette has won long jump silvers at the last three Paralympics and is the only totally blind athlete to jump more than 22 feet.

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