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Olympic Runner Tori Bowie Credits Her Tough Grandmother for Her Success

18 July 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

As Frentorish "Tori" Bowie gears up for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, she is reflecting on the one woman who made it all possible - her grandmother. After being put in foster care with her sister Tamarra at the age of 2, Bowie's grandmother Bobbie Smith fought a tough custody battle to be able to take custody of the two sisters and raise them on her own. "I encouraged them to go to school, don't think about boys at a young age, and to do good," Smith told NBC. "And they took my advice." The athlete, 25, also credits her tight-knit community in Sandhill, »

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