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Disabled Swimmer's Mom Fights for Son's Dream

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Disabled Swimmer's Mom Fights for Son's Dream

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New York Times staff reporter Alan Schwarz talks about his front-page story, "A Disabled Swimmer's Dream, a Mother's Fight", which details an autistic swimmer's dream of entering the Paralympics, the Olympic Games for disabled athletes, which will be held in Beijing this September.

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