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Until every child finds a home

By Matt Caulder
Published in News on June 1, 2014 1:50 AM

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On Saturdays, Ray Fields and Scott Johnson bike up to 40 miles as part of a training regimen for Ironman competitions the two men compete in regularly.

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Honorary team captain Ryan Hood sits between Johnson and Fields. The RODS logo on the truck's back window helps get the word out that Racing for Orphans with Down syndrome has a home in Wayne County.

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Johnson, left, and Fields train for the swimming portion of the upcoming Ironman competition by taking a few laps at the Goldsboro Family Y.

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Thursdays are spent lifting weights during lunch and running in the evening. Johnson and Fields, lifelong friends, began their RODS journey together after watching the world championship Ironman competition in Kona, Hawaii, on television and hearing the story of the organization's creator, Brady Murray.

When you start a triathlon, you make a decision -- a decision that no matter how hard, no matter how painful at times, you won't quit. That's the way it is for Scott Johnson and Ray Fields. "If you...

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