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Australia's Golden Girl Betty Cuthbert Part 4: Living with MS

Rhonda Gilam was a typical woman living in Mandurah, a city south of Perth, Australia. In 1985, she was middle aged, married, and her three children were adults. 549 more words

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Australia's Golden Girl Betty Cuthbert Part 3: Golden Girl Takes Her Fourth and Most Meaningful Gold at the Tokyo Olympics

At 18, Melbourne was a brilliant blur. At 22, in her prime, Rome was a frustrating flameout. But at the experienced age of 26, Tokyo was a blessing. 981 more words

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Australia's Golden Girl Betty Cuthbert Part 2: Golden Girl Loses Her Luster, Shakes the Spotlight and Finds Herself

For introverts, people who have a preference for small groups, long solitary periods absorbed in books or thought, success in the glare of the spotlight comes with ambiguity, an appreciation for the recognition, but an annoyance at the loss of private time. 1,030 more words

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Australia's Golden Girl Betty Cuthbert Part 1: Three Golds at the Melbourne Olympics and Three-Quarters the Way to History

No one’s ever done it – man or woman.

Betty Cuthbert won gold in the 100-meter, 200-meter sprints and 4×100 meter relay at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, and then added another in the 400-meter sprint 8 years later at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. 560 more words

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The Woman Who Saw Everyone ~ Poetic Short Story

The Woman Who Saw Everyone by Joe Reid Kirby III

There was once the birth of a golden girl,

With broccoli hair,

& eagle eyes … 406 more words

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Just Me and My Shadow

To look at Shadow today, you would never know she was feeling a bit under the weather this past weekend.

Poor Shadow had a slightly upset digestive tract this past weekend. 254 more words

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#TuesdayShoesday: New Golden Shoes

Tuesday equals ShoeDay, and this week we’re literally going for gold in the footwear department.

Have you got yourself dazzling new golden shoes but still pondering over what to wear with them? 265 more words

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