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US women's eight shows world it's a golden crew

US coxswain Mary Whipple kisses her medals as Caroline Lind, left, looks on after they won the gold medal in the women's eight final.
By John Powers
Globe Staff / August 18, 2008

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BEIJING - They'd seen the video of how the 1984 crew had done it in Los Angeles, slugging it out with the Romanians all the way down the course and winning the gold medal. "They wanted to welcome us to their club," said Caroline Lind. "So we had to step up." (Full article: 788 words)

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