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In Los Angeles, a Tree With Stories to Tell

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Cornelius Johnson became America's first champion of the Games, winning gold in the high jump. Johnson returned to Los Angeles and planted the tree in his backyard, where it grew to a height of almost 50 feet. A plan to sell the property and turn the land into luxury townhomes is in escrow.
1 month ago·United States

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In Los Angeles, a Tree With Stories to Tell

At the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, each champion received a baby oak tree. In Los Angeles one of them is still alive, a witness to a forgotten chapter of Black history. But it is threatened with destruction to make space for luxury apartments.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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