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