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Sports Illustrated For Kids Weekly

September 22, 1999

Meet Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson has become one of the greatest sprinters of all time. Michael has dominated the 200-meter and 400-meter events since 1990.

Michael ran his best race at the 1996 Olympics. No man in history had won the 200-meter race and the 400-meter race at the same Games. Michael was the first.

And he's not finished yet. Michael plans to set more records and win more medals at the 2000 Olympics, in Sydney, Australia .

"I was good at arguing when I was a kid, so I wanted to become a lawyer. It seemed like an interesting job. I wanted to help innocent people who were in trouble."

When I Grow I want to be.

"I was good at arguing when I was a kid, so I wanted to become a lawyer. It seemed like an interesting job. I wanted to help innocent people who were in trouble.

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