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Monday, September 14, 2009
Happy Birthday, Jesse Owens!
On this day in 1913, the great athlete Jesse Owens was born in Oakville, Alabama. We blogged on him a little bit last year -- you can read about him here -- http://coolathoole.blogspot.com/2008/08/olympic-history-and-great-alabamian.html