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Quincy man guides visually-impaired skier at Paralympics

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QUINCY — Skiing at 35 to 75 mph, Cade Yamamoto is frequently turning his head to look backward.

It’s up to him to guide a visually-impaired skier — going just as fast — down the hill.

“I have to be a better skier than the person I’m guiding because I’m looking back every few turns to see where he’s at,” said Yamamoto of Quincy. “I have to be able to adjust my speed, and he needs to let me know…

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