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Source:  The New York Times

Mary Cain’s male coaches were convinced she had to get “thinner, and thinner, and thinner.”  Then her body started breaking down.

At 17, Mary Cain was already a record-breaking phenomenon: the fastest girl in a generation, and the youngest American runner to turn professional.

In 2013, she was signed by the best track team in the world, Nike’s Oregon Project, run by its star coach Alberto Salazar.

Then everything collapsed.  Her fall was just as spectacular as her rise, and she shares that story for the first time in the The New York Times video Op-Ed above.

Watch the video Op-Ed above and read the story at The New York Times.


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