Marion Jones Role Model

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Marion Jones was a track and field star, who was adored by legions of young female fans and athletes who viewed her as a role model of what women athletes could do for the sports world. Jones a former world champion track and field athlete won five gold medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Jones has since agreed to forfeit all medals and prizes dating back to September 2000 after admitting that she took steroids. She was charged and indicted with lying to a grand jury. According to Dr. Walder of New York university of Medicine, and the lead author of the book, Drugs and the Athlete. Men who use steroids actually experience a “feminization” effect along with a decrease in normal male sexual functions reduced

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