Quotation by Wilma Rudolph

Sometimes it takes years to really grasp what has happened to your life. What do you do after you are world-famous and nineteen or twenty and you have sat with prime ministers, kings and queens, the Pope? What do you do after that? Do you go back home and take a job? What do you do to keep your sanity? You come back to the real world.
Wilma Rudolph (1940–1994), U.S. runner. As quoted in I Dream a World, by Brian Lanker (1989).

In Rome in 1960, Rudolph had become the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field at a single Olympics.
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