Glenn Cunningham one of the premier milers in the 1930s, is shown running as a member of the University of Kansas track team. After a fire severely burned his legs, Glenn Cunningham recovered to become one of the nation’s greatest milers. He was named outstanding track performer in the 100-year history of Madison Square Garden. He also was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.
Glenn Cunningham one of the premier milers in the 1930s, is shown running as a member of the University of Kansas track team. After a fire severely burned his legs, Glenn Cunningham recovered to become one of the nation’s greatest milers. He was named outstanding track performer in the 100-year history of Madison Square Garden. He also was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame. Courtesy of Kansas State Historical Society
Glenn Cunningham one of the premier milers in the 1930s, is shown running as a member of the University of Kansas track team. After a fire severely burned his legs, Glenn Cunningham recovered to become one of the nation’s greatest milers. He was named outstanding track performer in the 100-year history of Madison Square Garden. He also was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame. Courtesy of Kansas State Historical Society

Kansas track star Glenn Cunningham overcame burn injuries to set records

January 19, 2014 01:45 PM

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