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Olympic spirit on display as UCSC staffer carries torch

Photo of Olympic torch-bearer in Santa CruzThe Olympic torch came through Santa Cruz County for the first time ever on Friday, and UCSC staffer Trish Virgadamo held it proudly as she prepared for her run. Wearing the official torchbearer's uniform, Virgadamo, a cancer survivor who had not run since receiving radiation treatments, said she was running on adrenaline as she sprinted through her Olympic stint. Virgadamo was nominated for the Olympic honor by her daughter, Elizabeth Conerly, and well-wishers turned out to cheer her on early Friday morning. More
January 21-27, 2002
Vol. 6, No. 21

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