Disabled Utah woman readies for Jan. 29 marathon
Rebecca Goeckeritz says tackling challenges makes the world a better place.
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Rebecca’s vivacious personality helped her capture the Ms. Wheelchair Utah title in 2006. The following year, she was runner-up in the Ms. Wheelchair America competition.
That brought plenty of public speaking opportunities and other chances to tell people about her life and overcoming challenges.
"My message is never about me and my life; that would be real boring. My message is, believe in yourself and work toward your goals," she said.
Some people do have self-doubt and fear of failure, she said. "They have to choose to remove those barriers. I only hope I can inspire them."
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