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Wilma Rudolph was the 20th of 22 kids. Born prematurely at 4.5 lbs., she suffered infantile paralysis, polio, and scarlet fever. She wore a brace for a twisted leg. She eventually became the world’s fastest woman, winning 4 Olympic medals.

Wilma Rudolph was the 20th of 22 kids. Born prematurely at 4.5 lbs., she suffered infantile paralysis, polio, and scarlet fever. She wore a brace for a twisted leg. She eventually became the world’s fastest woman, winning 4 Olympic medals.

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