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By Jean L. S. Patrick,Adam Gustavson

Lucille “Ludy” Godbold grew up thin, tall, and athletic. In her final yr at the song workforce at Winthrop university in South Carolina, Ludy gave shot placed a attempt to she made that iron ball sail together with her lengthy, thin hands. while her trainer took her to a meet in big apple she qualified for the first Women’s Olympic video games in 1922. other than she had no funds to go.

Ludy’s collage and classmates rallied round her and raised the money to ship her to compete. She received the gold medal with 1 foot, 2.6 inches to spare. She’d performed her associates, her tuition, the South, and the us proud.

Hooray for Ludy!

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