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Ex-track star from Laurel hurdles into hall of fame
Ex-track star from Laurel hurdles into hall of fame

In the summer before she entered Laurel High as a freshman, Angie Vaughn took part in a major youth track and field meet in California in 1990. Before she left Maryland, her father told her if she won her event in the 100-meter dash he would buy her a new car for her 16th birthday. A few days later, after crossing the finish line first at the Jesse Owens meet, she ran to the nearest pay phone and called her father with the good news. "I got a car but it wasn't new," recalls Vaughn, who started her career with the New Carrollton Boys and Girls Club. That was the first of many rewards for Vaughn, a multi-state champion in track and field during her standout career at...

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