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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Cullen Jones
Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones visited Washington on Tuesday to urge Capitol Hill lawmakers and others to help reduce the number of childhood drownings, particularly among blacks, who are roughly three times more likely to die in such accidents.
"In 2008, I had really salty taste in mouth," he said. "In prelims I got the American record. Then I got second in the semis. Unfortunately, third in the finals. I'm gunning for that first place."
"I don't want to turn around," he said. "One shot, that's it."