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Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Further Information


"Jackie Joyner-Kersee," Encyclopedia of World Biography Supplement, Vol. 19, Detroit: Gale Group, 1999.

"Jackie Joyner-Kersee," Great Women in Sports, Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1996.

"Jackie Joyner-Kersee," Sports Stars, Series 1-4, Detroit: U•X•L, 1994-1998.


"Can World's Greatest Woman Athlete Cash in on Olympic Gold?" Ebony, (April, 1989): 96.

Duckett, Joy, "The Jackie Nobody Knows," Essence, (August, 1989): 62.

"For the Love of New Horizons," Interview, (June, 1997): 82.

"Formally Retired," Jet, (March 5, 2001): 50.

"Olympic Gold Medalist Joyner-Kersee Accomplishes Her Dream With Opening of Youth Center in East St. Louis," PR Newswire, (April 7, 2000): 8973.

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