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Local Olympian talks about Summer Games

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Kendrick Farris (Courtesy: kendrickjfarris.com) Kendrick Farris (Courtesy: kendrickjfarris.com)

Local Olympian Kendrick Farris spoke about training for the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympics on Thursday.

Farris, nicknamed "King of the Platform", is once again competing in the Summer Olympics in the weightlifting category. He lifted for the U.S. in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, taking 8th. He also broke two American records while competing.

Farris heads to London on August 3rd. The 2012 Summer Olympics start July 27th. 

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