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February 10, 2014 | North America: Florida

First Gold Medal Brings Tears of Joy

By Danielle Spears

Josh Borbolla, after winning his first gold medal.

This is a picture of Special Olympics Florida wheelchair athlete Josh Borbolla, who won his first gold medal in February on his first-ever trip to compete at the Special Olympics Florida Southeast Regional Basketball Championships, where more than 600 athletes took part in the competition. Josh plays with his team from Apopka, Florida and his team's victory and gold medal brought tears of joy to him and his entire family.

About Danielle Spears: Danielle works for Special Olympics Florida.

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