Jane Rosenthal essay: I can do that
I was 11 years old when I watched Peggy Fleming glide and soar across the ice to 1968 Olympic gold in figure skating. Like the rest of the world, I was mesmerized. And, of course, right then and there, I concluded: I can do that!
My father, with a dutiful sigh, set about constructing a makeshift ice rink in our North Smithfield, R.I., backyard. Bundled up each morning before school, I skidded and tumbled (mostly tumbled) my way through figure eights until it dawned on me how much ...
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Nine For IX: The Films
A look at all the Nine for IX films (airing July 2-Aug. 27). You can also join the conversation and tweet about the films at #NineforIX:
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