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Who is Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long?

JESSICA Long is a Paralympic swimmer who was featured in a Super Bowl commercial on February 7, 2021.

The Toyota ad features Long’s journey from orphan in Siberia to Paralympian, ending with the line, “We believe there is hope and strength in all of us.”

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Jessica LongCredit: AFP – Getty

Who is Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long?

Jessica Long is the second-most decorated Paralympian in US history.

She was adopted by Americans from a Russian orphanage at 13 months old and raised in Baltimore, according to NBC Sports.

Long was featured in a Super Bowl commercial

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Long was featured in a Super Bowl commercialCredit: jessicatatianalong/Instagram

At 18 months old, her legs were amputated below the knees.

She has had more than a dozen surgeries.

 

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