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Evelyne Ruth Hall: Up from Poverty to Olympic Glory: Essay by Robert Pruter

Evelyne Hall represents the great achievement of Chicago’s parks, churches, and athletic clubs that helped lift her out of a life of desperate poverty, debilitating illness, and ill education to become healthy, educated, and one of America’s outstanding female athletes and an Olympic star. Continue reading

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