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Breathing life into the game
If you compiled a roster of world-class athletes with asthma, the list would be long — and impressive. From marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe, to former NBA stars Dennis Rodman and Dominique Wilkins, to tennis star Mary Joe Fernandez and Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee, asthmatics have set records and won medals in nearly every sport imaginable.
By Anne Stein, Special to Tribune Newspapers
April 11, 2011