TITLE

An Olympic Family

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;May/Jun2008, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article features the effort of the family of Diana Lopez to try out for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Lopez and her brothers aim to enter into the game for tae kwon do. They wear pads and helmets to keep from hurting each other. Lopez says it is their dream to be in the games together.
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31726317

 

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