By Larry R. Gerlach
The booklet lines Richards from his boyhood in rural Parowan, Utah, to Cornell and during his provider as an officer in global battle I and his educating profession in la. His tale is that of a outstanding athlete, but in addition that of a guy suffering for private achievement whereas endeavoring to hold his Mormon history amid his altering spiritual situations and participation. greater than a century has handed due to the fact Alma Richards received an Olympic gold medal, but this tale approximately guy and sport—the force to excel, victory as validation of labor, the hunt for public popularity and, eventually, the success of self-identity and self-satisfaction—still resonates today.
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