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Get to know: 2016 Paralympic Hopeful, Three-Time Paratriathlon World Champion and Chicago Resident Melissa Stockwell


How does Melissa Stockwell bring it home? By proudly representing Chicago as a three-time paratriathlon world champion, U.S. Army veteran and 2016 Paralympic hopeful. In March 2004, Melissa deployed to Baghdad, Iraq with the 1st Cavalry Division. On April 13, 2004, on a routine convoy, Melissa became the first female soldier to lose a limb