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Running for my life [electronic resource] : One Lost Boy's Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games. Lopez Lomong.

Lomong, Lopez. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781595555168 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Running for My Life is not a story about Africa or track and field athletics. It is about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. It is the American dream come true and a stark reminder that saving one can help to save thousands more. Lopez Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese Civil War to a Nike sponsored athlete on the US Olympic Team. Though most of us fall somewhere between the catastrophic lows and dizzying highs of Lomong's incredible life, every reader will find in his story the human spark to pursue dreams that might seem unthinkable, even from circumstances that might appear hopeless. "Lopez Lomong's story is one of true inspiration. His life is a story of courage, hard work, never giving up, and having hope where there is hopelessness all around. Lopez is a true role model." ?MICHAEL JOHNSON, Olympic Gold Medalist "This true story of a...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 52688 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1753 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Sports & Recreations.
Genre: Electronic books.

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