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Somerville teen pushes forward as amputee athlete

Coombs focuses on meeting challenges

Four years ago, competing in her first San Diego Triathlon Challenge, Lucy Coombs received an unforgettable message from her mentor, Paralympics medalist Rudy Garcia-Tolson .

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