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Joseph “Lil Joe” Weatherly

Joe Herbert Weatherly attended Norview Elementary, James Madison, and Maury High School in Norfolk and at the age of fifteen acquired his first motorcycle. On December 12, 1942, Weatherly, who had been employed by Pepsi Cola in Winston-Salem, N.C. as…

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Joe Muha

Joseph Muha

Known in his days at Virginia Military Institute as “Joltin Joe”, Joseph Muha’s feats are unparalleled in the history of football at VMI.  He was Rat and varsity captain, all-state as a freshman and all-state three years as a varsity…

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Jean McLean Davis

Jean McLean Davis did more in the first 17 years of her life than most of us do in a lifetime.  She was born in Portsmouth, Virginia in 1929 and rode her first pony at the age of two. By…

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Vinny Giles

Vinny Giles

Vinny Giles, a native of Lynchburg, has placed his name with the elite by winning the amateur championships of America and Britain.  Giles began winning in competitive golf at such an early age that he appears to be an old…

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