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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian PHILIP BRIGHT SR.

PHILIP NEWTON BRIGHT SR. passed peacefully to heaven's fairway February 14, 2017. Born April 14, 1935, in Cooper Hospital, Camden, N.J., Phil was a natural athlete and loved the camaraderie as well as the competition of sport. Playing soccer, baseball and golf throughout Moorestown Friends School and Earlham College, Phil was voted to the All American Soccer Team (1957) and an alternate for the US Olympic Men's Soccer Team...
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