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Wilma Rudolph Change Seeker By Antonia. Biography k20th out of 22 children. k Her father was a railroad porter and her mother was a maid. kBorn in 1940.

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1 Wilma Rudolph Change Seeker By Antonia

2 Biography k20th out of 22 children. k Her father was a railroad porter and her mother was a maid. kBorn in kHer mother decided she would do everything in her power to help Wilma walk again. k20th out of 22 children. k Her father was a railroad porter and her mother was a maid. kBorn in kHer mother decided she would do everything in her power to help Wilma walk again.

3 Biography kMarried her high school sweet heart, Robert Eldridge. kShe was tutored by her family. kShe was 7 when she went to school. kMarried her high school sweet heart, Robert Eldridge. kShe was tutored by her family. kShe was 7 when she went to school.

4 Personal Qualities kShe was focused on sports. kShe’s very patient. kShe was kind to poor people. kShe was focused on sports. kShe’s very patient. kShe was kind to poor people.

5 Motivation kThe doctors said that she would never walk again. Wilma and her mother wanted to prove them wrong. Wilma took classes to help her walk and pretty soon she learned how to run. She ran so well, she qualified for the Olympics.

6 Hardships kShe had a disease called Polio and Scarlet Fever and many other diseases. kHer family was very poor. kHer dresses were made out of flour sacks. kShe had a disease called Polio and Scarlet Fever and many other diseases. kHer family was very poor. kHer dresses were made out of flour sacks.

7 Accomplishments kShe qualified for the summer Olympics. She won a bronze and three gold metals in Rome.

8 Interesting Information kWhen she retired she then became a successful teacher.

9 More kShe had 4 children and their names are Yolanda, Djuanna, Robert Jr. and Xurry. kWilma Rudolph died on November 12, kShe had 4 children and their names are Yolanda, Djuanna, Robert Jr. and Xurry. kWilma Rudolph died on November 12, 1994.

10 Four questions I would like to ask my Change Seeker: kWhat did she do with her gold metals? kWhere and how old are her children? kIf her children have have children then what are their names? kAre her children alive? kWhat did she do with her gold metals? kWhere and how old are her children? kIf her children have have children then what are their names? kAre her children alive?


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