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U of A Student Trains for Spot on 2016 Paralympics Team

UNIVERISTY OF ARKANSAS-- A young athlete, who also happens to be a University of Arkansas student is training hard for his spot on the 2016 Paralympics team.
UNIVERISTY OF ARKANSAS-- A young athlete, who also happens to be a University of Arkansas student is training hard for his spot on the 2016 Paralympics team. Nathan Whitten trains with the University of arkansas swim team, attends training meets six days a week, and travels nationwide to compete, and he does it all with only five fingers. He lives with a physical disability, yet lets nothing get in his way. Whitten, who was adopted from Russia as a child, was born with deformities on both of his hands, giving him the use of just five fingers. But he's not letting his disability get in the way of his dreams. Whitten is keeping his eye on rio 2016 for the Paralympics. We'll keep you posted on his progress.

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