Army daughter wins bronze in Olympic team figure skating
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By GARY SHEFTICK
SOCHI, Russia — Before receiving a bronze medal in the inaugural Olympic team figureskating event, Ashley Wagner spent more than 20 years as an Army family member and said the experience helped strengthen her skating. Growing up with the military broadened her horizons and exposed her to many different people, she explained, and some of those folks helped sharpen her skating skills. They also helped instill a competitive spirit, stamina and determination, especially after she moved nine times as a youth.
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