"When Josh Sweeney was preparing for the Sochi Paralympics, he tried to explain sledge hockey to friends and acquaintances who just couldn’t quite grasp what he was doing.
“Do you play hockey in wheelchairs?” they asked.
Sweeney patiently explained the sport he fell in love with, the sport he excelled at and the opportunity he had to help Team USA to its second straight Paralympic gold medal.
Upon his return from Sochi, gold medal in hand, the interactions were different."
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