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Henry Carr didn’t have the longevity of Olympic track legends like hurdler Edwin Moses or sprinter/long jumper Carl Lewis. But to those who witnessed and remembered what he accomplished at the Tokyo Olympics in October 1964, his greatness as a runner left an indelible impression.

Carr passed away on May 29 at age 73 in Griffin, Georgia, after a long battle with cancer, and his funeral was held on June 6.

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