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People talk about retiring. I never said that r-word. People though I went away after the Olympic Games. I took time off to do something…
I have a real passion for children. I always wanted to teach and only became an athlete because my parents told my brother Parenthesis and…
Looking back, I’m so proud to have gone to five Olympics – I believe only three other Americans have achieved that.
My grandma passed away at 98 1/2 and I want to live to 100. I want to be able to do what I can do…
It’s totally different now, traveling to different meets and different cities and actually being able to enjoy the cities I’m in.
It’s a challenge between me and the hurdle, and the hurdle has always won.
I was diagnosed with Graves’ disease, an illness of the thyroid gland. Instead of surgery, I was given radiation treatment.
I was blessed with a long career where I won gold medals for myself and my country. Nothing stands out as a disappointment.
I didn’t get nervous when I ran, but I get nervous watching other people now. I root for anybody with a USA on their chest.
People see me now and ask if I’m still running. I may look like I am, but I’m really not. People think I still run…
I have to be cautious, have my thyroid levels checked, and as long as I do that, I’m fine.
We go old-school during the summer, like swimming or setting up lemonade stands. I try to teach my kids to make their own fun.
It’s not what other people believe you can do, it’s what you believe.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible…
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