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Ancestral Athletes: American Runners Chase Olympic Dreams for Other Countries

Brian Metzler / August 18, 2016

[Editor’s note: This story has been updated from the original version posted on July 1 to reflect Olympic results.] David Torrence vividly remembers sitting on his grandmother’s porch in the Reseda neighborhood of Los Angeles with his sister and cousins after school when he was a kid in the mid-1990s. They’d do homework, eat picarones and […]