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NJ rower, 16, hopes to compete again after stroke

June 5, 2017 GMT

By Staff

Sixteen-year-old Connor Kelley went from winning a race at the Atlantic County High School Rowing Championships to a hospital bed — and all on Mother’s Day.

Kelley had just finished rowing for the Mainland Regional High School junior varsity eight, where the team placed first in the 1,500-meter race, when he collapsed on the ground, unable to speak or move his right arm, the Press of Atlantic City reported.

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