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Chaunté Lowe’s 10 Most Inspiring Quotes

The Olympian, a mother of three who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019, has been using her platform to empower women for years.

I've incorporated the passion of love for my kids and love for my family and love for my husband into wanting to win a medal no matter what. So I do it because I know that they're watching.

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Every step was painful... but the stories of the women who were newly diagnosed and the women that were fighting through diagnosis helped fuel me to keep fighting.


Not everyone is going to be an Olympic athlete, but everybody could figure out what it is that they're passionate about, what it is that they want to accomplish in life and go for it.


I've just really made it a point to prioritize my health and my mental wellbeing, because if I'm not okay, I can't be there for [my kids].

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I want my kids to really take it upon themselves to take up the plights of other people and love people regardless of color, skin, gender, identity. I want them to love people and that's what I want them to see.

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I felt like I had to use my platform to make a difference. On a relay you run faster because you’re running for your team. In this, I’m running for Team American Woman.

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My American records came after being a mom. I broke the American record three times after being a mom. Won a world championship after being a mom. Got a medal after being a mom. So, it made me a stronger competitor.

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Motherhood looks different for everyone. But no matter what you do or how you do it, you are the toughest athlete.

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My kids don't get away with anything because they see me work very hard every day so their excuses have to be really, really good in order to get out of doing something.

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I want people to see a bit of themselves, a bit of their story, a bit of the story of somebody they loved or love. I want them to see hope.

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