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20 Questions Tuesday: Lia Neal

Lia Neal became the first African-American woman to medal at two Olympics, following up her 2012 debut with another podium place in Rio in 2016. The Stanford leader has had an incredible journey from New York to California, and to all the places here and abroad where she’s inspired young people and carved out a historical journey for herself along the way. She talks about that in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.

Olympic Swimmer Neal Built Her Dream in Brooklyn
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Rome Neal walked up to the microphone last week at the Paris Blues in Harlem and was just about to sing “I Worry About You” when he decided to share some great news with his audience. In his 12 years of performing a one-man show about Thelonious Monk, Neal had come to appreciate the importance of exquisite timing. - New York Times