"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood."
- Marie Curie
Which track and field star overcame childhood polio to become one of the greatest athletes of her time?
Florence Griffith Joyner
Answer: Option E
Rudolph won 3 gold medals (100m, 200m and 4x100m relay) at the 1960 Olympics. Devers overcame a thyroid disorder (Graves' disease) that nearly resulted in her having both feet amputated. She went on to win the Olympic gold medal in the 100 meters in 1992 and 1996.