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A quick conversation: Trischa Zorn and Beth Scott

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Longtime friends Trischa Zorn and Elizabeth (Beth) Scott describe becoming the first Paralympic residents at the Olympic Training Center. Both athletes are visually impaired and won a total of 51 gold medals between them in swimming. We hear first from Trischa who remembers the discrimination they faced as Paralympians.   

Listen: “We finally were able to compete in the same country or the same pool as the Olympic games.”

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