Billy Mills Talks Running as Spiritual Practice on ‘On Being’ Podcast

Written by at July 13, 2017

When Billy Mills was a child on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, a Jesuit priest gave his father a book with a collection of articles. One of the entries said, “Olympians are chosen by the gods.” Mills wanted to become an Olympian, because he wanted to be chosen by the gods. “It had absolutely nothing to do with the Olympic games,” Mills, Oglala Lakota, said on the newest On Being podcast with Krista Tippett,

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