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2010 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

2010 Winter OlympicsNodar Kumaritashvili
Just before the start of the opening ceremony, a video screen announces that the gala will be dedicated to Nodar Kumaritashvili, a luger from the Republic of Georgia who died earlier in the day when he crashed during a practice run. Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times