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Why was Wilma Rudolph famous?

Wilma Rudolph was the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field events at the Olympics. She tied the world record in the 100-meter and set a new Olympic (MORE)

Was Wilma Rudolph married?

Wilma Rudolph married William Ward first in 1961 but then divorced. She later married Robert Eldridge in 1963 and had four children. They too were later divorced.
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Why was Wilma Rudolph crippled?

Wilma was born prematurely and weighed only 4.5 pounds. Again, because of racial segregation, she and her mother were not permitted to be cared for at the local hospital. It w (MORE)

What are the problems did Wilma Rudolph face?

Wilma Rudolph was a colored woman. She had to face the probelms of segregation. Because she was colored woman, people wouldnt let her do the things she wanted to do. She was a (MORE)