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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 29, 2008

President Bush Announces Presidential Delegation to the Paralympic Games

President George W. Bush announced today the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games in Beijing, China on September 6, 2008.

The Honorable James B. Peake, M.D., Secretary of Veterans Affairs, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation are:

The Honorable Clark T. Randt, Jr., United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

Mr. Kirk Bauer, Executive Director, Disabled Sports USA

Ms. Jean Driscoll, Paralympic Gold Medalist (Track)

Lieutenant Colonel Gregory Gadson, United States Army

Mr. Kevin Szott, Paralympic Gold Medalist (Judo)

Ms. Trischa Zorn, Paralympic Gold Medalist (Swimming)

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