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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 John Peverada Jr.

John Peverada, Jr., 87, a life long resident of Portland passed away peacefully at the Gosnell House in Scarborough, Maine on following a short illness. He was born on July 10, 1927 in Portland, Maine, the youngest of 10 children of John Sr. and Annette Dordoni Peverada. He attended Portland schools and graduated from Portland High School in 1947. He interrupted his high school career at the age of 17 to join the Navy to serve his country during WWII and fought in the Battle...
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