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George Zaharias Visiting Babe Didrikson in Hospital

George Zaharias Visiting Babe Didrikson in Hospital

Original caption: One of the greatest all-around woman athletes in the annals of sports history, Mildred Babe Didrikson Zaharias, every inch a champion, is currently waging her most important and gallant battle, a life-and-death struggle against the ravages of cancer. After a lifetime spent in displaying her superlative courage and ability in a variety of sports ranging from track, tennis, swimming, basketball, and golf, winning countless championships in all of them, the Babe is once again showing her mettle in her grim fight against the killing disease. First stricken with cancer several years ago, Babe made a remarkable recovery and went on the golf links she had ruled for so many years. Now the cancer has returned, and Babe is ready once again to meet the sternest challenge of her spectacular career with the fighting spirit and determination that has always marked her as
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April 9, 1953
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