Heart of New Mexico: Gallup Special Olympian breaks physical boundaries

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – In this Heart of New Mexico episode, KOB 4 introduces you to a young woman who defines courage and victory. 

Shelby Peterson is a multi-sport medalist and if she’s not competing, she’s running – an activity encouraged by her mom. 

“My grandma had diabetes, my mom had diabetes, my uncles – pretty much a bunch of family members had diabetes,” said Tammy Nelson, Shelby Peterson’s mother. 

For this native family, moving forward means breaking physical boundaries and breaking spiritual boundaries.

Watch the video above for more.