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Sanger's Benson rode Kiwanis float at Rose Parade

Congratulations to Nick Benson of the Charis, California, Aktion Club for his participation in the 2015 Rose Parade. A club member for eight years, Nick was selected to ride on the Kiwanis International float in Pasadena on New Year's Day. 

It was just the latest accomplishment for Nick. For instance, he is an accomplished swimmer—earning a letter with the varsity swim team at Sanger High School in California and competing in the Northern California Special Olympics Summer Games. In fact, he was the youngest member to qualify and earned three gold medals that year. He has also competed in the basketball and track and field events.  

“Even though I have a disability," he wrote to Kiwanis when entering consideration for the Rose Parade, "it has not prevented me from setting goals for myself and always striving to stay positive in my outlook on life.”
Congratulations, Nick! It was great to see you on the Rose Parade float. We look forward to more great things from you.

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