Dad turns 1-year-old son into United States Olympian

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Sunday, August 7, 2016
Rockwell Lawrence, 1, of Paradise, Utah, was photographed by his dad, Alan Lawrence, playing Olympic sports.
Alan Lawrence

The 2016 Summer Olympics is in Rio de Janeiro, but a 1-year-old in Utah has already staged his own Olympics, thanks to help from his parents and five siblings.

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Rockwell Lawrence, of Paradise, Utah, is the star of a series of photos that show him dressed in red, white and blue and competing in Olympic sports ranging from weightlifting to gymnastics to beach volleyball.

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The photo series is the brainchild of Rockwell's father, Alan Lawrence, who wanted his six kids to fully experience the 2016 Olympics.

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