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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 Charlie Butt

Charles J. Butt, 93 SOUTH HARPSWELL - Charles J. Butt, 93, died peacefully Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, surrounded by family at his home in South Harpswell. Charlie was born in Shanghai, China, May 19, 1925, the son of Joseph P. and Lindamira Martins Butt. During his early years in China, the political landscape was extremely volatile. In spite of it all, he focused and thrived on the athletic opportunities afforded by the Foreign YMCA of Shanghai, and in his own words, he spent hours each day...
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