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Ray Ewry won eight gold medals in the 1900, 1904, and 1908 Games, and remained the American with the most individual gold medals until Michael Phelps surpassed him. Ewry was struck with polio when he was seven and was told that he may never walk again. One doctor said he should try jumping exercises to build the strength of his legs. He went from being unable to walk to becoming one of the most celebrated jumpers in Olympic history.

Ray Ewry of the New York Athletic Club competing in the standing broad jump at the 1904 Olympics. Ewry won the event.

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Patsy Pulitzer Caption: circa Patsy Pulitzer (nee Patsy Bartlett) relaxing by a pool in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Slim Aarons/Getty Images

WWII Nurses in the Philippines and their stories.

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of.

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50 Unexplainable Black & White Photos

50 Unexplainable Black & White Photos Good to know that people back then were just as bat shit crazy as now.- powder keg - women on top?

12 Stunning Vintage Pictures Of Maya Angelou - BuzzFeed News

12 Stunning Vintage Pictures Of Maya Angelou

Marching for Women's rights with feminist activist Gloria Steinem Maya stands tall at ~ Kai

Wilma Rudolph: 10 quotes from the athlete on her birthday - Self-confidence -"I believe in me more than anything in this world."

Wilma Rudolph: 10 quotes from the athlete on her birthday

Wilma Rudolph: 10 quotes from the athlete on her birthday - Self-confidence -"I believe in me more than anything in this world."

Horst Faas. In this Jan. 1, 1966 file photo, two South Vietnamese children gaze at an American paratrooper holding an M79 grenade launcher as they cling to their mothers who huddle against a canal bank for protection from Viet Cong sniper fire in the Bao Trai area, 20 miles west of Saigon, Vietnam. AP / Horst Faas

January Two South Vietnamese children gaze at an American paratrooper holding an grenade launcher as they cling to their mothers who huddle against a canal bank for protection from Viet Cong sniper fire in the Bao Trai area, 20 miles west of Saigon

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