KRAVITZ: For promising Lawrence North hurdler Spencer, the future may be now


RIO DE JANEIRO – She could smell her grandma’s perfume.

That’s what Ashley Spencer, the pride of Lawrence North and Olympic 400-meter hurdler, told me moments after she won her first-round heat with relative ease Monday night at the Olympic Stadium. I asked her about her “Nana” — her grandmother Joyce Smith Campbell — a beloved woman who died from pancreatic cancer two years ago.

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