The Impact

Mercy’s Olympian: The Special Olympics Standout

Marrero posing with one out of the 20 medals he has won in competition

Maria Elena Perez, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013

It’s guaranteed that if anyone challenged Devin Marrero in a swimming competition, they would surely lose. Marrero, a freshman and communication disorder major at Mercy College, was born with cerebral palsy. Yet he has won over 20 medals in the Special Olympics. Ever since he was 13 years old,...

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