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Leeper: I don't want people to forget

Updated: February 21, 2013, 9:30 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Blake Leeper remembers meeting Oscar Pistorius for the first time at the IPC Athletics World Championships in New Zealand in January 2011.

"I saw him on the track, and he was like a superstar to me," the American runner recalled. "I saw him so many times, and I almost wanted to ask him for an autograph and pose for a picture. But I had to remind myself it was a race and he was the competition."

Like Pistorius, Leeper was born without fibulas and had his lower legs amputated ...

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