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UTA senior sprinter keeps his home close to heart

Senior sprinter Erik Martinsson holds his plush llama "Lukas" April 29 at the University Center. Martinsson was gifted the llama by a friend in honor of his real llama who is also named "Lukas". His parents got a llama to protect their sheep from predators on the family farm back in Sweden.

Lorena Torres Romero

A long, dark wooden barn and a shed holding about a dozen sheep sit beside the country road on a small family farm just north of Valbo, Sweden.

On the land, a family grows potatoes, carrots and other vegetables.