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Glenn Cunningham

(1909-1988)

  • Born in Elkhart
  • Injured in fire that killed older brother, was told he would never walk again
  • Won three Big Six indoor mile titles at the University of Kansas
  • Participated in 1932 and 1936 Olympics
  • Set world indoor mile record in 1938
  • Called "Iron Horse of Kansas"

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