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A Child of God First, a Paralympian Second

Cedarville University freshman Grace Norman won the gold medal in the triathlon when the event debuted at the Rio Paralympics in September. Then she won a bronze medal in the 400 meters. Norman was born without her left foot due to a condition called amniotic bands. Amniotic bands are fibrous string-like bands that restrict blood flow and can cause in vitro amputations. In Norman’s case, the bands constricted more as she grew, causing her to lose her foot. It was a shock to her parents ...

Cedarville welcomes Grace Norman home from Rio

Freshman Grace Norman greets family, friends and community coming home from the Rio paralympics. Norman won gold in the triathalon and bronze in the 400m. Additional photos of Norman's homecoming