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Paralympic pioneer dies

December 1, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Thomas Randall "Randy" Snow, a wheelchair athlete and a pioneer of the Paralympic Games, died last month of a heart attack in El Salvador, where he was giving a wheelchair-tennis clinic. Snow's father, Tom Snow, told the Dallas News that in 1984 his son took part in a wheelchair race at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles that set the stage for the Paralympic Games. He really got the Paralympic Games started," he said. "That's when it really started, as a result of that race he was in." Snow also owned...

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