Saegertown Grad Morelli Wins Gold

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1994 Saegertown High School graduate, Shawn Morelli, won the gold medal in the C4 3000m individual pursuitat the Paralympic Games in Rio.  Morelli finished in a time of 3:59.407.  Morelli was seriously injured by an improvised explosive device as an engineer officer deployed in Afghanistan in 2007. She sustained neck and nerve damage, brain trauma and blindness in her left eye.

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