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Gold medalist Gail Devers visits Sweetwater High

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - What a homecoming at Sweetwater High School Friday.

Track and Field Hall of Famer and five-time Olympian Gail Devers travelled back to where it all began. She spoke to students during a special assembly.

Devers began her legendary career at Sweetwater High and went on to win three Olympic gold medals. She told students to reach deep inside to overcome challenges

"When they tell you what you cannot do, you don't have to say anything. You don't have to say anything. Let them watch you. Let your actions speak for you," Devers said.

Devers is currently on tour to promote her new book "My Life in Story: Stronger."

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