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Apolo Ohno so glad for his father's tough love

Updated: June 18, 2010, 11:21 AM ET
By Lynn Hoppes

Sunday is Father's Day, and Apolo Anton Ohno has more appreciation of that holiday than ever before.

"I guess you could have classified me as defiant as a kid," said Ohno, who is the most decorated American Winter Olympics athlete of all time with eight medals. "I was struggling for my independence and my dad was giving me tough love. I wasn't having any of that."

Ohno, whose parents divorced when he was an infant and he stayed with his dad, said they argued all the ...

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