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Teenage Ugandan swimmer Husnah Kukundakwe said she felt like she could “touch the clouds” after making her Paralympic debut Thursday — and hopes it could change attitudes toward disability in Africa.

Fourteen-year-old Kukundakwe, the youngest athlete at the Tokyo Games, swam in the women’s SB8 100-meter breaststroke, finishing sixth in her heat.

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