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Alyssa Gialamas, an 18-year old Paralympic swimmer and Naperville resident, has been named recipient of the 2014 Inspirational Athlete Award by the March of Dimes Greater Chicago Division. The award honors a young person who has overcome a birth defect or complications related to preterm birth to enjoy, participate and excel in sports and who demonstrates consistently good sportsmanship. Gialamas will be honored alongside top Chicago professional athletes at the March of Dimes Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards on February 10.