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2009
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Chapel Hill native Estelle Lawson Page never took formal golfing lessons, yet six years after learning the game she was one of America's top women golfers.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 34 Issue 1, Fall 1994, p13-16, il
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27351
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O.D. Wilson is a professional weightlifter and North Carolina resident. Wilson has won many weightlifting competitions, including the title of “strongest man in the world.”
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 39, Sept. 25 - Oct. 1 1991, p12-15 Periodical Website
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27592
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Part 1 of a 2-part series on Luke Hampton. Growing up in Sparta, NC, Hampton was a successful high school wrestler known throughout the state. Following Hampton’s injury during a wrestling match, the state athletic association changed the officiating rules for wrestling. Part 1 focuses on Hampton’s childhood, character, wrestling career up to his injury, and his time recovering from his injuries which left him paralyzed. Hampton was known as a strong, generous, young man with a big heart who enjoyed working hard, competing, and helping his neighbors.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 20, May 2014, p8-12 Periodical Website
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27595
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Part 2 of a 2-part series on former high school wrestling star Luke Hampton who was paralyzed during a 2011 wrestling match. Part 2 focuses on Hampton’s struggle to live with his 2011 injury. Hampton’s head hit off a wall during a wrestling match in which the mat was placed up against the wall. Hampton’s injury has prompted a change in state officiating, enforcing a rule placing mats 10 feet from any wall.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 21, May 2014, p14-20 Periodical Website