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Christine Magnuson, Tinley Park Native, Bound For Summer Olympic Trials

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Christine poses with one of her silver medals beside sister, Jackie (left) and parents, Geri and Bill, all of Tinley Park. Credit: Tinley Park Patch | Tinley Park Patch

Tinley Park native Christine Magnuson is embarking next week on a life-changing experience--for the second time.

The 26-year-old medalist will be vying for a spot on the 2012 Summer Olympic U.S. swimming team. Time trials start in Omaha, NE, on Monday, June 25, where her family and friends will be looking on from the stands at the Century Link Center, commonly referred to as the Qwest Center.

Read the whole story at Tinley Park, IL Patch