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Learning From: Harold Abrahams.

Following on from my post about Eric Liddel , I have been thinking about Harold Abrahams, the intense, Jewish sprinter from Chariots of Fire who was portrayed as being rather prickly, moody and haunted by his experience of discrimination. The Screenplay shows him desperate to win the 100 yard sprint  but obviously anxious that his dream would  be taken away from him by Eric Liddell. In fact Eric Liddell did  not run that event at the Paris Olympics and Abrahams achieved his dream. As I looked into the real story more I found a few lessons I could draw from Harold Abraham’s life:

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