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US ski Paralympian overcomes rare disease

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Associated Press

WHISTLER, British Columbia — No one knew if Caitlin Sarubbi would live through her first night.

Twenty years later, she’s on leave from her freshman year at Harvard to race on the U.S. Ski Team at the 2010 Paralympics.

Born with a very rare disease, no eyelids and several other facial deformities, Sarubbi’s journey to the Winter Games involves 57 reconstructive surgeries…

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