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Title IX pioneers: Mia Hamm inspired a generation of American girls to play soccer


was a scorer, a winner and a marketable icon that paved the way for women soccer players. Hamm was born three months before Title IX became effective on June 23, 1972. A generation later, she was the face of soccer in the U.S. Her popularity inspired many young girls to play the sport and gave older ones an opportunity to find a career. (Asheville Citizen-Times)

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Title IX pioneers: Mia Hamm inspired a generation of American girls to play soccer


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