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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 Henri Landwirth

LANDWIRTH It is with great sadness that the family of Henri Landwirth announces his peaceful passing from natural causes, on April 16, 2018 at the age of 91, in Ponte Vedra, FL. Born in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1927 to Fanny and Max Landwirth, Henri had a rags-to-riches life story. He survived five years in concentration camps during the Holocaust, reunited with his twin sister after the war, and then immigrated to the United States with only twenty dollars in his pocket, a 5th grade...
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