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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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11/23/1984 - 10/15/2014

Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Kamara James

Kamara James, US Olympian, has died at 29. James moved to New York from Jamaica as a child and began fencing in the fifth grade. James proved to be a talented fencer, winning a bronze medal in the 2003 Junior World Championships. At 19, she earned a spot with Team USA at the 2004 Olympics in Athens while also studying religion at Princeton University. According to USA Fencing, James retired from the sport after Athens to concentrate on her studies, but she remained a vocal supporter of her...
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