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Brown Trafton brings discus gold medal to Carson City

Brown Trafton brings discus gold medal to Carson City

By Dave Price

Appeal Staff Writer

A man clad in running attire eagerly walked into Carson City Fleet Feet Sports and asked the Olympic celebrity to autograph his special white jersey.

"One other gold medal winner signed this ... Rafer Johnson," Bill Hartman said, adding that he had met the 1960 Olympic decathlon champion at a youth sports function some 20 years ago.

Stephanie Brown Trafton flashed a smile and quickly signed Hartman's jersey, noting her appreciation to be included in such prestigious company.

Brown Trafton, 28, who lives in Galt, …

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