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Olympian Visits Williston

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US Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky will swim the inaugural lap in the Williston ARC pool --- she is celebrating the grand opening among family ties in Williston.

Today, Ledecky stopped at Rickard Elementary School for the 'closing ceremonies' of literacy month - presenting bronze, silver and gold to the top readers in the school.

Her primary message to the students was that you can be a champion in anything - but no matter your goal, reading is a great place to start.

17-year-old Ledecky brought home the Olympic gold medal in London in 2012 and set two world records in Barcelona.

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