Florence Griffith Joyner (1959 - 1998) was known as the "Fastest Woman in the World" for setting two Olympic track and field records during her career. She amazed spectators with her speed and grace as she competed on the international athletic arena.
During her career she won three Olympic gold medals and two silver medals. As a female African-American Joyner was an inspiration to young girls and black females in particular due to her professionalism and attitude.
But as successful and admired as Joyner was she did not want others to aspire to be like her.
“Do not aspire to be like me,” Joyner said, “Be better, _________.”
How would you fill in the blank?
Reach for the stars.
Find your own path.
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Griffith Joiner: Aspirations
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