Here’s your daily dose of sweetness:
A few days ago, Justin Gallegos, a junior at the University of Oregon, was finishing cross country practice, working on his dream of one day running a half marathon in under two hours.
That’s when he became the first athlete with cerebral palsy to sign a pro contract, according to running magazine.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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