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When ego is the enemy


Even without the drugs, Marion Jones would have likely been an Olympic sprint champion, and a runner to reckon with anytime she stepped onto the track. Her ego was always her worst enemy. She bristled when people tried to give her advice, and she had a long memory when it came to people she believed had slighted her. In her book, "Life in the Fast Lane," Jones often complains about other people in her life. (Raleigh News & Observer)

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