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Olympics | With millions watching, the Vancouver games delivered thrilling victories, touching moments, and public redemption for an Olympic veteran

Issue: "Fighting poverty," March 13, 2010

1: Alpine skier Bode Miller came back from a disappointing 2006 Olympic performance to win three medals (gold, silver, and bronze).

2: Snowboarder Shaun White soared above the competition to take gold in the Halfpipe.

3: Team USA stunned a favored Canada early in a hockey preliminary game.

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4: American Evan Lysacek became the first non-Russian to win men's figure skating gold since 1992.

5: With a bronze in the 100 meters, speed skater Apolo Ohno won his seventh Olympic medal.

6: Just days afer her mother's death, Canadian Joannie Rochette fought to keep her composure.

7: Russian ice dancers Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin fell from first to third after their controversial "Aboriginal dance."

8: Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer was disqualified when his coach led him into the wrong lane.


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