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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 Bert Dollar

Bert (Butch) Dollar Bert (Butch) Dollar passed away peacefully at home in Mountain View, CA on December 30, 2017 after a long struggle with kidney failure. Born in Arkansas, he attended Richmond High School, class of 1957. An athlete who excelled at any sport he tried, he was hitting baseballs outside the ballpark as early as 6th grade. A coach was in such disbelief that he stayed behind after the students left and tried but failed to match Butch's long balls. Becoming a baseball catcher in...
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