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Kayla Montgomery – an Extraordinary Athlete

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Kayla was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 14.

Nevertheless, she has never used the disease as an excuse to hold herself back.

Instead, she trains six times a week, by running up to 40 miles and takes part in long distance running competitions.

When she crosses the finish line she often falls down as her muscles are completely exhausted.

Idioms

to hold oneself back: when someone decides not to do something, not to take part in, etc.

Words

exhausted: very tired.
exhausted in other languages

Read by John Edwin Skelton