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Goodwill and Thom: Runner Without A Country

Posted by KTGR Staff on July 24, 2012

We would like to salute an Olympian is running more than just for his personal acumen, but for freedom.

Guor Marial escaped a South Sudanese child labor camp and escaped to the US as a refugee will run the marathon in the London Olympics under the jurisdiction of the Olympic Flag.

He is one of four athletes competing without an official IOC-sanctioned country, with the other three coming from Netherlands Antilles.

Click here for the full story on ESPN.com

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