African-Canadian Sprinter Harry Jerome Receives Order of Canada

African-Canadian Sprinter Harry Jerome Receives Order of Canada

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Please remember to pay close attention to dates as they will be important to future posts. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, on January 1st, 1971 ...

Sprinter Harry Jerome was awarded the Order of Canada medal for "excellence in all fields of Canadian life." Jerome proudly represented Canada in three Olympic Games, winning bronze at Tokyo in 1964.

 

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