A young Johnny Mathis in 1961. Johnny was born in Gilmer, Texas in 1935 and is now 87 years old. He is not only a gifted singer but also was a world-class high jumper who was invited to be on the 1956 U.S. Olympic team that went to Melbourne, Australia. He declined and decided… pic.twitter.com/YjhSxozXpz

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