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Akela Jones

Akela Jones, born on April 22, 1995, is a Barbadian track and field athlete who has made a significant impact in multiple events. She holds impressive Barbadian records in the women’s heptathlon, pentathlon, long jump, and high jump. Throughout her career, Jones has achieved remarkable success and has become an inspiration to many.

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Kerryann Ifill

Kerryann F. Ifill, a Barbadian politician, faced the adversity of losing her sight at a young age but refused to let her disability define her. She enrolled in a school for the blind, excelled academically, and became the first blind person to graduate from the University of the West Indies. Ifill’s determination and commitment to breaking barriers for people with disabilities propelled her into a successful political career, making history as the first woman and person with a disability to hold the position of President of the Senate in Barbados.

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