ESPN – How a Ray of Sunshine Saved Dawn Page’s Life

Dawn Page, Special Operations Team at 2017 Warrior Games in Chicago

ESPN – How a Ray of Sunshine Saved Dawn Page’s Life


July 1, 2017:  Pat Borzi Contributor, espnW.com

Page not only won gold in the 100-meter dash, she also set a Warrior Games record of 14.25 seconds. Photo Credit:  Michael Bottoms, USSOCOM Office of Communication

“The mohawk haircut was new. Dawn Page, an Army sergeant first class assigned to Special Operations Forces, got it just before coming to the Warrior Games”, writes Pat Borzi, Contributor with espnW.   “As the lanky Page carried her starting blocks across the infield Sunday at Lane Technical College Prep High School, ready to run the women’s 100-meter dash at the Warrior Games, she broke her steely concentration briefly to nod at her wife in the stands. “She looks so cool,” said Dana Childress-Page, leaning over the railing above the track at the competitors below. “I love her so much.”

You may enjoy taking the time to read Dawn Page’s story, and how she arrived at Warrior Games 2017 in Chicago.  Pat Borzi highlights:

“Deployed with Special Ops in Jordan in June 2015, Page fell into a cave behind a waterfall, breaking her left arm and dislocating her shoulder. No one saw her fall. No one knew where to find her. Though not particularly religious, Page had been baptized the week before in the Jordan River, where Christian tradition teaches that John the Baptist baptized Jesus. Now she was alone, badly hurt, disoriented.

Read how a ray of sunshine saved Dawn Page’s life, by clicking here to read the full article on the ESPN web site.


 

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