A team of elite runners acted as pacers and decreased wind resistance for Eliud Kipchoge, right, as he attempted a sub-two-hour marathon in Monza, Italy on May 6, 2017.
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Melisande Short-Colomb, 63, is a descendant of slaves sold by the Jesuits to fund Georgetown University. She's enrolled as a freshman there and plans to major in African-American studies.
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