Posted 2 years ago
July 23 2012
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I don’t want to be put on a pedestal. I just want to be reasonably successful and live a normal life with all the conveniences to make it so. I think I’ve already got the main thing I’ve always wanted, which is to be somebody, to have identity.

 - Althea Gibson, the first African American woman to win a Grand Slam title.
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