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Revisiting 5 Olympic dreamers

Updated: February 6, 2014, 2:11 PM ET
By Sarah Spain | espnW.com

One year ago, I wrote about five athletes hoping to compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics. As the Games begin, two of those athletes are in Sochi, preparing to compete, while three others were left behind, forced to watch their dream lived out by another.

The kid

Figure skater Agnes Zawadzki knows better than almost anybody the sacrifices that must be made in the name of a dream. Since she first laced up a pair of skates at the tender age of 5, she's felt the weight ...

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