Gold medalist will return to the Tri-State next week

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A local woman is making her way back home after becoming the first American to win a gold medal in Judo at the London Olympics.

Kayla Harrison will return Aug. 28 with a parade through the streets of downtown Middletown. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. near the post office on Verity Parkway.

A Welcome Home program will follow the parade.

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