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Maame Biney Came To The U.S. From Ghana At 5. Now 18, She's A Team USA Speedskater

Born in Ghana and raised in the Washington, D.C., suburbs, Biney is the first African-American woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team. Her father is her biggest fan.

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