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Celebrating the 'Miracle on Ice,' 1980

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: August 17, 2019

Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Lake Placid, N.Y., February, 1980: As U.S. players celebrate in the background, two fans carry the American flag across the ice at the end of the famous "Miracle on Ice" game, a 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Olympics. The Americans went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland.

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