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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Olympic Torch Run In Spokane!

Tom Higgins was paralyzed in a sledding accident. The next year he had the honor of being one of the runners who carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Spokane. Tom Higgins was paralyzed in a sledding accident. The next year he had the honor of being one of the runners who carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Spokane.
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KHQ.COM - In this week's Throwback Thursday we get into the Olympic spirit by looking back at a couple of inspirational stories from the 2002 Olympic torch run in Spokane! Tom Higgins was one of those runners. In 2001 Higgins was paralyzed in a sledding accident. The next year he had the honor of being one of the runners who carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Spokane.
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