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Author Simran Jeet Singh celebrates the oldest person to run a marathon in ‘Fauja Singh Keeps Going’

Fauja Singh

In this episode we speak with Simran Jeet Singh, the author of ‘Fauja Singh Keeps Going‘. This beautifully illustrated children’s book tells the true story of the man who became the first 100 year old to run a marathon.

Related: The story behind ‘Fauja Singh Keeps Going’

The book chronicles Fauja Singh’s life, the challenges he faced with racism, ageism and ableism, and how he found strength and community through running. Simran Jeet Singh is an author, educator, and activist, whose work often focuses on religion, racism, and justice.

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Fauja Singh and Simran Jeet Singh.

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