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PHOTOS: Paralympian track runner from Ontario headed to Tokyo

Taylor Talbot began losing her sight at 2 years old and was legally blind by 8. Now 20, she has lost all sight in her right eye and only has about 5% tunnel vision in her left. (ANGELINA KATSANIS/The Enterprise)

ONTARIO - Taylor Talbot is a sister, daughter, multi-instrument musician and equestrian. She is also a near-blind track and field runner headed to the Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympics.

“That’s what the Paralympics is about. You see all these amazing athletes and they’re struggling with all these challenges that they’re overcoming through the sport of track and field. It’s pretty incredible,” Talbot said.

Her journey from her home in Ontario to the Paralympics wasn’t smooth. After traveling to Minneapolis, Minn., on June 17 for qualifications, she found out five . . .