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Mission accomplished: Duke’s kicker, born nearly deaf, makes first extra point

By Steve Wiseman

Duke UniversityDURHAM - The final point of Duke’s win over Georgia Tech on Saturday was, in many ways, more special than any other point it’s scored this season.

The extra point in the fourth quarter, which gave the Blue Devils a 43-20 win over Georgia Tech, was made by William Holmquist, the 6-1, 190-pound graduate transfer kicker who was born with severe hearing loss. It was his first kicking attempt of the season and a moment he’d worked for his whole life.

Read more: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/sports/college/article185584843.html

Source: The Charlotte Observer

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