Teen with muscular dystrophy walks final mile at Miami Marathon

Peri Finkelstein, a 19-year-old with muscular dystrophy, has been been taking part in the Miami Marathon for eight years. This year, she decided to walk the final mile and come down the homestretch walking backward.
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Peri Finkelstein, a 19-year-old with muscular dystrophy, has been been taking part in the Miami Marathon for eight years. This year, she decided to walk the final mile and come down the homestretch walking backward.

Miami Herald sports writer Susan Miller Degnan has been the Miami Hurricanes football beat writer since 2000, the season before the Canes won it all. She has won several APSE national writing awards and has covered everything from Canes baseball to the College Football Playoff to major marathons to the Olympics.