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The Olympic Dream and Spirit: Life Lessons from Olympic Journeys

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35 Olympic athletes share their personal stories, including: Dominique Moceanu, gymnastics: She overcame her share of adversity and then grew almost a foot after winning Olympic gold in 1996, which required her to relearn all the basics before starting a comeback attempt for 2000. Mike Collier, diving: Not recruited out of high school, he "recruited himself" to Indiana, bu ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Exhusker Press
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Beth Harper
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I'm not really sure why the stories are organized the way they are, or if there's really a thread that connects the stories in volume 2 as opposed to volumes 1 or 3. The essays/accounts vary a bit in quality and specificity. What I love about this set is the diverse array of Olympic sports represented--from judo and indoor volleyball to biathlon and curling.
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