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Inspiring stories from the Sochi Paralympics

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World Footprints

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World Footprints continues to have a wonderful time in Sochi, Russia as the city plays host to the country's first ever Winter Paralympic Games.  Today we will introduce two extraordinary athletes who will inspire you with their stories of courage, tenancity and strength--skiier Stephanie Jallen and hockey player Nikkos Landeros.  Both athletes are in Sochi and are focused on bringing home a Gold.  We'll also introduce the mother of World Cup champion Stephanie Jallen.  Deb Jallen knows first-hand about what it takes to raise a champion athlete and she'll share her inspiring journey with us. 

Of SPECIAL NOTE:  As of Monday, March 10th, Stephanie Jallen won a BRONZE in the Women's Super G - Standing.