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Skater’s mother dies of heart attack at Games

Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette found some quiet time on the practice ice hours after the death of her mother, Therese. Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette found some quiet time on the practice ice hours after the death of her mother, Therese. (Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press via Ap)
By Scott Thurston
Globe Staff / February 22, 2010

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - If she failed to land a triple-lutz/double-toe combination, stepped out of a triple flip, or had her artistic scores downgraded on judges’ whims, it wasn’t going to leave a permanent mark on Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette . (Full article: 1395 words)

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