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France is the birthplace of Pierre de Coubertin, who is the father of the Olympic Movement. This Frenchman was born on January 1, 1863 in Paris. Pierre once said, The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which reckons with the reality of life, and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great [...]
Mark Spitz competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics, where he was one of the favorites to win 5 gold medals.Unfortunately, he won only two gold medals.Under the direction of James Counsilman, Mark trained very hard for the Olympics in West Germany. Like Rachel Carson (environmentalist), Leon Uris (writer), Billie Holiday ( singer), Goldie Hwan (actress), [...]