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Before the runners took their marks at the Peachtree Road Race early Thursday morning, some other pretty amazing athletes were already streaming down the race course in metro Atlanta.

Winners of the Wheelchair Division triumphantly crossed the finish line with Josh Cassidy winning the men's wheelchair division in 21:14. Manuela Schar won the women's wheelchair division.

While hundreds of people gathered in front of the Shepherd Center on Peachtree Street, one of them shared a very powerful story with Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken.

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