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Gail Devers

Gail Devers

A Runner"s Dream

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Published by Steck-Vaughn .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
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    Open LibraryOL9467136M
    ISBN 100817273379
    ISBN 109780817273378


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A young talent in the m and m hurdles, Devers was in training for the Summer Olympics, started experiencing health problems, suffering (among others) migraine and vision loss.

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Before Fame. She was diagnosed with Graves' disease and underwent intensive treatment, but she miraculously was able to recover and continue her Olympic training for the : Gail Devers (also known as: Yolonda Gail Devers), born Novem in Seattle, Washington, United States is an African-American athlete and philanthropist.

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BARCELONA 92 Women's m Quarter Final 4 with Gail Devers and Irina Privalova - Duration: Atletism views. IAAF Inside Athletics Season 2 - .Gail Dever passed away in Bergenfield, New Jersey. Funeral Home Services for Gail are being provided by Boulevard Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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