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Track star (George Kitchens) nearly shot and killed, now a possible Olympian

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Thursday May 31, 2012

Augusta, Ga--"It showed me I can endure anything and I can persevere and I can rise to the top of anything because I was shot twice and left for dead and my sister was as well and Lyndon, he was shot in the head and left for dead and all of us survived."

Glenn Hills product George Kitchens is one of the top ten long jumpers in the world. In late june, he'll be in Eugene, Oregon trying to qualify for the United States Olympic team.

"It'll mean a lot to me" said George Kitchens "This has been the biggest thing that I've wanted to accomplish since I was a child. And when you think of track and field, all you see is the Olympics, that's like the Super Bowl of my sport.

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