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Marquis de Lafayette Biography

The Marquis de Lafayette was born on September 6, 1757, in Chavaniac, France. He served the Continental Army with distinction throughout the American Revolutionary War, providing tactical direction while ensuring critical resources from France. Lafayette fled his home country through the French Revolution, but the “Hero of Two Worlds” recovered ...

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Michelle Akers Biography

She led the U.S. to successes in the 1991 and 1999 World Cups and the 1996 Olypmics despite fighting chronic fatigue syndrome for much of her career. After retiring in 2001, Akers founded a nonprofit to care for rescued horses. Professional sportsman Michelle Anne Akers was born on February 1, 1966, ...

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Mia Hamm Biography

Mia Hamm – Mini Biography (TVPG; 2:32) Mia Hamm is mainly considered the greatest female soccer player in history. She played with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team for 17 years, building one of the largest fan bases of any American sportsman. Produced Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972, ...

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