Olympic Champion Kayla Harrison Fighting To Change Lives

07.24.2014

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When Jimmy Pedro first saw Kayla Harrison on a judo mat back in 2005, he knew he was looking at a girl who needed help. Harrison was 16 years old at the time. They were at a tournament in Italy, where, in Pedro’s words, Harrison had “a miserable performance,” losing all four of her matches. Afterward, Pedro, a two-time Olympic bronze medalist, pulled Harrison aside.

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