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By John Cooper

Speedy Ray Lewis was once arguably the quickest guy of his new release. He received medals within the 1932 Olympics and the 1934 British Empire video games, and numerous races in North the US. outstanding achievements for any guy – yet all of the extra striking simply because Lewis needed to race poverty and prejudice. The geat-grandson of slaves, he labored as a porter at the railway, and knowledgeable by means of operating along the tracks while the teach used to be stopped at the prairies.

Rapid Ray is way greater than a activities autobiography; it truly is as a lot a background of 1 man’s conflict for equality because it is a historical past of Olympic-level music. all through his lengthy lifestyles – he's now in his nineties – Ray Lewis has fought discrimination not just in activities, yet in each stroll of existence.

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