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Flowers: 'Fastest white boy alive'

Updated: March 30, 2005, 9:49 AM ET
By Mike Sielski | Special to ESPN.com

"I saw Richmond run a race one time where he hit a hurdle and fell. And he got up, got back in the race and finished second. That's the kind of stuff he is made of. And it's pretty symbolic. Hurdles may be there, but they're not insurmountable," says Richmond Flowers Sr. on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

Richmond Flowers Jr., who was a world-class hurdler and a football standout for Tennessee, will be profiled on

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