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07/31/2013 10:13 am ET Updated Sep 30, 2013

WATCH: Pro Wakeboarder Fights Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Daily to Reach Goals

Meet 23-year-old Alexa Score -- a professional wakeboarder living with chronic myeloid leukemia. Alexa was diagnosed at the youthful age of 16 and has been fighting the disease on a daily basis ever since. Refusing to succumb to her illness, Alexa is pushing the limits of women's wakeboarding.

After going through so much, Alexa lives her life to the fullest by slowing down. Taking in the little things, spending time with the people you care about, and most importantly doing what you love is what matters most to her.

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