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Deja Young, 2x Olympic Gold Medalist

Deja Young is a 2x Paralympic Gold medalist World Champion and current 100m World Record holder Young was born with a brachial plexus injury that limited mobility in her right shoulder which affects her ability to sprint Her years leading into those medals were tumultuous In 2016 two nbsp and a half months before the Paralympics Young dealt with a suicide attempt She went on to nbsp win two golds in Rio Then in 2017 she got into a serious car accident while driving to school at nbsp Wichita State from her home in Kansas She went on to win two more golds at worlds It s doable It s possible No matter what they think how low they are I ve been in some low points If I can do it they can do it Follow Deja s journey here nbsp https www instagram com dejyou — This episode is sponsored by Anchor The easiest way to make a podcast https anchor fm app Support this podcast https anchor fm strangeonpurpose supportClick here to visit this podcast episode