Record-breaking sprinter Julia Hawkins' 106th birthday; Community college access

Record-breaking sprinter Julia Hawkins' 106th birthday; Community college access

By NPR

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Thursday, 10 February

Julia Hawkins, a record-breaking sprinter known as "The Hurricane," started sprinting at age 100 and shows no sign of slowing down. We celebrate her 106th birthday today. And, Yolanda Watson Spiva, president of the non-profit Complete College America, and Adrian Bell, a recent graduate of a public community college, discuss efforts to make college more accessible to low-income and minority students.
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