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C-Rod makes her parents and Puerto Rico proud

C-Rod makes parents, P.R. proud

Originally Published: July 9, 2011
By Adena Andrews

American athletes won't be the only ones rocking the red, white and blue at the world track and field championships in late August. Carol Rodriguez, 25, a sprinter representing Puerto Rico, will also be competing in Daegu, South Korea, host of the 2011 edition of the biannual event.

Rodriguez, the Los Angeles-born daughter of an African-American mother and a father of Puerto Rican descent, holds five national records for the Caribbean island -- in the indoor 60 meters and in the outdoor ...

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