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Athletes inspire at track trials

Updated: July 3, 2012, 8:22 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

EUGENE, Ore. -- When hurdler Lashinda Demus missed a spot on the Olympic team at the 2008 trials in part because she had been pregnant with twins the previous year, she left Hayward Field in such a dark hole of depression, she would occasionally look at her two children and think, "If only ..."

Sunday, Demus returned to Hayward Field and ran the 400-meter hurdles again. She won this time, and greeting her with hugs just past the finish line were her two beloved boys, Dontay and Duaine.

"Having ...

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