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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Olympic Torch Run In Spokane!

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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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