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Sara Vaughn, Boulder mother of three, savors feat of qualifying for World Championships

July 01, 2017

“We had moments where we didn’t really have enough money to pay for food. It’s like 10 years of hard work after college going into that moment.”

By John Meyer, The Denver Post

BOULDER — Capturing major life events within the limited constraints of Twitter posts isn’t easy, but a pair over the past week beautifully celebrated what Sara Vaughn is all about.

The first showed Vaughn moments after she leaped into the arms of her husband, Brent, following her third-place finish in the 1500 meters Saturday at the U.S. Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacramento. It was a career highlight that put her on the U.S. team going to London for the biennial world championships in August, moving fellow runner Amy Hastings to post the photo with a Tweet, “Years and years of hard work for this moment.”

Then on Monday, Vaughn posted:

“Guys, Cassidy just peed on the big girl potty and I just celebrated like it was Saturday afternoon.”

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