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Alec from the United States

Alec from the United States

“My name is Alec Allwood, and I am 22 years old.

I am very active in sports and just received my first Gold Medal in Special Olympics with my teammates.

Alec at the Special Olympics

Alec at the Special Olympics

I have a job at a local resort here in St Pete Beach and I bus tables. It is very fun and I like to help people.

I live in St Pete Beach, Florida and I love to go to the beach and ride my bike all around. I listen to all types of music and I like to sing. My favorite singers are Miley Cyrus, Justin Beiber and Travis Scott. I actually got to meet Miley Cyrus on the beach by my house. She was so sweet and cute. I also got to meet Travis Scott and he and I sang together at his concert in Orlando Florida, he surprised me so much when he came over to our seats and sang the whole song Sicko Mode with me dancing the whole time.

Alec and Miley Cyrus

Alec and Miley Cyrus

I like to have fun a lot but I am most excited that I am going to college in the Fall this year. I am so excited that I’ve been accepted into USF in the UMatter program! They only accepted 8 students so I feel very proud. I am going to learn a lot. I am going to live in the dorms on campus like my older brother did in college. I hope to meet my girlfriend there one day. I am applying for a scholarship from NDSS now and hope that I get it to help with my tuition.”

Alec with his family

Alec with his family

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