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Ten Years Ago

June 14, 2012

Most 21-year-old men can’t be described using words like selfless, kind and determined but then, Kristofer Wilbur isn’t like most 21-year-old men. Wilbur is a special-needs adult living in Dayton. He has seen his share of hurdles, but he doesn’t let his special needs set him back. In 2007 Wilbur joined the Blue Mountain Stampeders, a Special Olympics team based in Walla Walla. On the team, he runs, walks, throws shot put and brings home medals. “Track is fun and rewarding,” Wilbur said. “I like to see all of my friends and make new ones.”

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