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“They don’t like us”: Sha’Carri Richardson and her family amaze their fans with their touching Vogue photo shoot

“They don’t like us”: Sha’Carri Richardson and her family amaze their fans with their touching Vogue photo shoot

“Unlike most others, I still have a lot of games left in me to play in and I have a lot of talent to support me,” Sha’Carri Richardson has bravely stood her ground in 2021. Her Olympic debut, delayed by a positive THC test and the loss of her biological mother, could have dampened her spirits. But she kept her word and returned, and now faces her Olympic debut with determination and a powerful motto: “I’m not back, I’m better.” With this motto, Richardson recently appeared on the velvet cover of Vogue, leaving an indelible impression beyond the confines of her career. And her family is involved, too.

Throughout her journey, Sha’Carri Richardson relied on her close-knit family, especially her grandmother Betty Harp, affectionately known “Big momma,” and her aunt, who is like a second mother to her. You could see the love as she hugged them tightly and tears of joy streamed down her face after securing her ticket to Paris 2024. Now, she has sent a heartfelt shoutout to her family and made sure they also get the recognition for her stunning Vogue cover that is warming hearts.

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On July 9, 2024, Sha’Carri Richardson wowed Instagram with a heartwarming 6-slide carousel post celebrating her Vogue cover ahead of the Paris Olympics. The first image shows Sha’Carri in her Nike gear for Paris, surrounded by her family – her sister Tahjna Calhoun, her cousins ​​Calvin Harp and Natalie Byers, her aunt Brenda Davis, and her cousins ​​Aniyah Davis, Kyle Harp, and Bella Harp. The next slide was a fun BTS video of them grooving to the music and sharing laughs and giggles together.

In her caption, the Parisian Olympian wrote: “Anyone who knows me knows that family is everything! I’m so grateful to be able to share moments like this with my family. From my family to my new Vogue family, this was special for all of us. It captures my love, my love of life, and my love of sports and fashion.” Finally, she thanked her fans for the love she had found for her first digital cover.

This was followed by a video in which Sha’Carri said that the track was her runway, followed by stunning images shot by photographer Luis Alberto Rodriguez for the Vogue cover. She looked stunning in a Ralph Lauren bodysuit and skirt combo, topped off with eye-catching gold Nike shoes. Given this heartwarming post and Sha’Carri’s deep connection with her family, the track and field community couldn’t help but shower her with praise.

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The Internet rewards Richardson with the flowers she deserves

Under Sha’Carri Richardson’s post, countless fans showered her with praise for her comeback and preparations for her debut at the 2024 Paris Olympics. Amidst the excitement, fans couldn’t help but admire the women’s 100m world champion’s stunning family. One fan commented: “I thought for a moment this was a TV show 😍🔥👏,” as the family seemed ready to star in their own reality series. Very Big Brother-esque, we must say?! Another fan wrote: “Your family is so special ❤️. So proud of you, Sha’Carri!!!🙏🏽”, She celebrated her growth through adversity. The lure and influence of her family on the business side of things earned her just that praise. As Dom Toretto from the Fast and Furious franchise regularly quips: “Family.” Yes, indeed. Family above all.

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Another supporter shared: “Congratulations, you deserve everything 🥹🤎🤎🤎🤎What a beautiful family 🥹so authentic, the little girls look like little girls, I love, love, love these photos 🥲❤️❤️❤️❤️”, admiring cousins ​​Aniyah Davis and Bella Harp, who embody the essence of their family’s athletics heritage. One fan praised the family’s rich cultural heritage, commenting: “The amount of melanin in these films is everything 😩.”

Another fan wrote about Sha’Carri Richardson’s resilience: “They threw dirt on your name and flowers grew 😍😍😍I love it,” and highlighted their journey to reclaim their Olympic dream. Finally, a fan jokingly commented on the family’s video: “They sing ‘They don’t like us… They don’t like us 😂🔥'”, referring to Kendrick Lamar’s hit song. As you reflect on the love from fans and Sha’Carri Richardson’s pursuit of Olympic gold in the 100-meter dash at the Paris Olympics, what do you think about this heartwarming family moment? Share your thoughts in the comments below!