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Hundreds celebrate Trenton native Athing Mu’s Tokyo Olympics success – Philadelphia news

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Hundreds Celebrate Trenton Native Athing Mu’s Tokyo Olympics Success – news Philly This moment is monumental for the 19-year-old.

“Having a graduate from Trenton High that did track this is world history right here and I’m just so thankful to see it and be a part of it especially after what we’ve been through,” Shakira Love-Funderberg said. READ MORE: Philadelphia Region Preparing For Impacts Of Ida, Flash Flooding Among Storm Threats

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Trenton on Sunday to show their support for Mu’s victory. Her accomplishments feel like a win for the entire city. Mu won two gold medals — one in the 4×400 relay and the other in the 800-meter, where she broke a world record.

“We’re really proud of all Trentonians and right over there is a little girl and she’s in the next Olympics,” Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora said.  Nikki Tabron brought her daughter Morgan to the parade. Mu proved to be not only a positive example for young girls but a positive light on the city.

“It feels good to be out here, seeing the parade,” Summer Funderburg, a Trenton resident said. “It can make me feel better more confident more,” Morgan Tabron said. 

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