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The article offers information on Jesse Owen, who took four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Owen discusses an incident which represents an example of how friendship and sportsmanship can transcend all obstacles when given the opportunity. He also discusses his friendship with Lutz Long, who had jumped 25 feet 9 27/32 inches for a new Olympic record.