Blind Pole Vaulter Soars into State Meet

Blind Pole Vaulter Soars into State Meet

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pole_vaulter_Charlotte_Brown-by-JamieOberg-UILinternAs her sight was dimming, Texas high school pole vaulter Charlotte Brown’s determination grew. Despite being blind, she has qualified for the state championship.

“There are a lot of things to admire about Charlotte,” Lester said, “but the most important thing is her teammates love her. Yeah, she has had a lot to overcome and a lot of obstacles, but she puts her teammates above herself, and that’s the stuff I’m very impressed with.”

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Thanks to Mike McGinley for submitting the story