Scott Fowler

July 1, 2016 6:56 PM

For swimmer Kathleen Baker, 19, road to Olympics ran between Winston-Salem, Charlotte

Kathleen Baker, 19, qualified for U.S. Olympic swim team in 100-meter backstroke Tuesday

For five years, Baker has commuted constantly between Charlotte and Winston-Salem

Baker’s entire family sacrificed to help her pursue her dream, and they celebrated together

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