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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:23:28 GMT
Little Triathlete Pushes, Pulls Brother Through Race

Eight-year-old Noah and 6-year-old Lucas recently competed in their second triathlon, with Noah helping Lucas the whole way.

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