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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 Harry WADE

WADE, Harry March 12, 1928 - July 10, 2016 Harry Wade was born in Windsor and attended J.E. Benson and Patterson Schools where he excelled in sports, receiving all city honours in both basketball and football. He moved on to the University of Western Ontario where he was a member of championship teams in both football and basketball. After graduating, he joined Livingston Industry in Tillsonburg and later became president. Harry was a key member of the Canadian basketball team that...
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