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Timonium’s Becca Meyers pulls out of Paralympics because of COVID restrictions on care aides: ‘It kind of made me feel like a second-class citizen’

July 21, 2021

Three-time swimming gold medalist Becca Meyers will not travel to Tokyo for the 2021 Paralympic Games, because the deaf-blind Timonium resident’s mother will not be allowed to accompany her as an aide due to COVID-19 restrictions. Meyers said she was disappointed and angry that U.S. Olympic officials have not found a way to accommodate her after months of requests but said she’s determined to stand up for the rights of future Paralympians.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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