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Roger Crawford

American tennis player


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Roger Crawford is the first and only person in American history to be a United States Professional Tennis Association athlete and play a Division I college sport with a severe disability. Today, he is a motivational speaker, author, and is still a certified tennis professional. Several famous individuals and corporations, such as Marriott Hotels, Nike, Chris Evert, and Ronald Reagan have acknowledged Crawford for overcoming handicaps. He was also featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul and in the NBC Emmy Award winning movie In a New Light.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Loyola Marymount University

Jesuit university in Los Angeles