Abebe Bikila

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“I wanted the world to know that my country, Ethiopia, has always won with determination and heroism." – Abebe Bikila after winning a gold in the 1960 Olympics

The Abebe Bikila shirt celebrates stoicism and determination in the face of adversity. Bikila was a man who was determined to be the best no matter what his circumstance. He won his first marathon barefoot, ran in the 1964 Olympics 40 days after an appendectomy, and started training for Archery in the Special Olympics after a car accident made him a paraplegic. Celebrate tenacity with this shirt.

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