Run to Overcome: The Inspiring Story of an American Champion's Long-Distance Quest to Achieve a Big Dream

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When Meb Keflezighi won the New York City Marathon in 2009-the first American to do so in 27 years-some critics questioned whether the Eritrean-born runner was "really" an American despite his citizenship status and representing the USA on two Olympic and several World Championship teams. Yet Meb is the living embodiment of the American dream. His family came to the U.S. to escape from a life of poverty and a violent war with Ethiopia; Meb was 12 at the time, spoke no English, and had never raced a mile. Yet he became an A ...

Run to Overcome: The Inspiring Story of an American Champion's Long-Distance Quest to Achieve a Big Dream 2014, Tyndale Momentum, Carol Stream

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