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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 J.D. Hatcher

James Douglas Hatcher Jr. passed away October 19, 2014 in Willis, Texas. He was born on April 22, 1936 in Rockingham, N.C. J.D. served in the Army for 20 years. During his career he was on the Army boxing team for the Olympics. He served in Vietnam, Germany and Korea. He was a Master Sergeant over a battalion of 1200 men. He ended his career in the Army as a teacher and lecturer for race relations. J.D. retired from the Army in 1974 and moved to Houston where he started his next career in...
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