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Julie Kuzon (far right) competes for Canada in women's seated volleyball World Championships.
Julie Kuzon (far right) competes for Canada in women's seated volleyball World Championships. Lynne Hanson/Facebook

Melfort athlete gets chance to compete in Rio Paralympics

By Katherine Svenkeson
April 22, 2016 - 12:18pm

One Melfort athlete has not let adversity keeps her from pursuing her passion for sport.

Julie Kuzon lost her left leg mid-2015 in a riding mower accident. Already a competitive volleyball player, a friend of Kuzon’s suggested she try the sport as a para athlete.

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