Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

TODAY'S TORCH RUN 63 Days to the Opening Ceremonies in Salt Lake City

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

TODAY'S TORCH RUN 63 Days to the Opening Ceremonies in Salt Lake City

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TORCH RUNNERS

Capsules of selected individuals in today's event

Leah Barker

Barker runs the not-for-profit LET US PLAY Foundation that encourages young women to realize the benefits associated with sports and education. Her husband, Bryan, is a former punter for the Jaguars who now kicks for the Washington Redskins. The Barkers reside in Atlantic Beach.

Keli-Ann Bakke

Bakke will be a senior at the end of this quarter at the University of North Florida. She was a gymnast in high school and competed for Village Gymnastics in AAU competition until she retired at age 18. Bakke resides in St. Augustine.

Doug Fry and Kim Pommer

Both are medalists in aquatics at this year's state Special Olympics. They were selected by the Duval County Special Olympics' Steering Committee to represent all of the country's Special Olympians. Pommer will carry the torch at approximately 10:40; Fry will receive the torch about 15 minutes later.

Anne Flueckiger

Flueckiger has been a registered nurse most of her life and works as an R. …

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