Joannie Rochette

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Tears and Triumph
Just two days after her mother's shocking death, Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette took the ice in a brave and triumphant short program performance. Not only did she earn the third highest score of the evening, but she skated a personal best…and left a crowd of 14,000 wiping tears from their eyes.
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