Clemson University

December 14, 2013

Once the world’s fastest runner, Gaffney man is trying to get his life back on track

Tim Montgomery was seeking a shortcut even at age 15. Fellow ninth-grade classmate Shannon Holmes was proudly walking the Bernard Junior High hallways with his chest sticking out behind a Gaffney High letterman’s jacket. Montgomery wanted one, too, if for no other reason than to attract the attention of girls.

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