Wilma Rudolph

By:Kate Williams

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Early Life

Wilma Rudolph was born June 23,1940 in Saint Bethlehem, TN. She was born premature.premature means that she was born to early.Wilma also suffered from polio when she was young.The doctor said she had problems with with her left leg and she had to wear a brace.
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What is she famous for

Wilma Rudolph was the very first American woman to win three gold medals at the Olympics. She was said to be''the fastest woman in the world!"
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Where in the world is Wilma Rudolph?

Wilma Rudolph died November 12,1994 of brain cancer.And that is about Wilma Rudolph's lived a grate life.

Fun Facts

-Wilma Rudolph was given a place in the Olympic's Hall of Fame.

-She was the 20th of 22 children.

-Wilma's poor heath cased her to start school and misdeed kindergarten and first grade and she stared school in 2nd grade.

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