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Local paralympian to compete for USA Basketball

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Local paralympian to compete for USA Basketball

CREATED Aug 9, 2012

Reporter: Jason Barr; Sports Director

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) University of Arizona College of Pharmacy student Jennifer Poist is one of 12 members of Team USA Women's Basketball.

Jennifer developed a tumor on her spine at age 7. She is a member of the Wildcats national championship team.

Team USA has won back to back gold medals in wheelchair basketball.

Jennifer leaves for London on August 23rd.

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