Lauren Price – kinship child and warrior woman

There’s something about boxing Olympic gold medal winner Lauren Price that has captivated us over the past weeks.

She’s undoubtedly a phenomenal athlete with a remarkable determination to succeed. At the age of 8, according BBC reporter Tom Brown, she was asked to write down three goals as part of a school project. She said she wanted to become a kickboxing world champion, play international football for Wales and go to the Olympic Games. As Brown tells the story, “Her teacher raised an eyebrow, but the girl’s grandmother told her to let the girl dream.”

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Written by Catherine Turner