It turns out Margaret Hoelzer isn’t the only athlete with North Alabama ties competing in Beijing.
(UPDATE 8/16: You can read how her race went here).
Why the Marshall Islands? Julianne (age 16) has lived most of her life on Kwajalein Island, and if you’re from Huntsville, you probably know at least one rocket scientist in your circle who has spent some time in that distant atoll.
Her family took a sabbatical a few years back in Huntsville and for a while she was a part of our homeschooling group and an acquaintance of Number Two Son.
Small world, eh?