Brighter spotlight

Hamill happy she didn't face same intense glare as Meissner

February 07, 2007|By Candus Thomson | Candus Thomson,Sun reporter

Thirty-one years ago this month, Dorothy Hamill felt the weight of Olympic gold around her neck as she stood on the podium in Innsbruck, Austria.

Her mind raced. Her emotions soared. Silently, she gave thanks to her parents, her coaches and her teammates.

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