Track star Drexel Lawson of North Dakota School for the Deaf remembered for dominant performances

Summarized by Matthew Dehler, staff writer

In the 1970s, Drexel Lawson was a major track star. Drexel was a Deaf, very talented runner, who was known for taking first in his meets. Lawson died recently at the age of 66 in his home, but he is remembered by his old school. The North Dakota School for the Deaf was proud to help Lawson reach state championships. Lawson even won the 100 in the 1975 Pan Am Games for the Deaf. He was an extremely talented runner, and is remembered fondly by those who knew him.

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