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Smooth sailing for Christopher Williford after beating leukemia

For elite sailors, it's all about getting to the finish line.

For the longest time for Christopher Williford, it was all about getting to the starting line.

Having beaten leukemia, Williford can once again focus on beating everyone on the race course.

The Fort Lauderdale 20-year-old begins his freshman year at Dartmouth College next week, where he will join his fraternal twin brother Duncan on the Big Green's sailing team.

It's been a long journey for them both.

As junior sailors, the Willifords were among the best in the country. They started sailing when they were 8 and before long were winning local, regional and national regattas and competing all over...