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The fear is gone

Their tormentor slain, Iraqi Olympians look to Athens

By John Powers
Globe Staff / June 24, 2004

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Iraqi wrestler Ahamad Weali remembers when one of the Iraqi wrestlers vanished at an Arabian tournament. "The whole team was punished," Weali says. "They called us all together after our return and told us that we would receive awards from Uday Hussein. We were taken to the prison, where all of our hair was shaved off and we were beaten ... (Full Article: 1279 Words)

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