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Bradfords Ordeal Speedskating

FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2009 file photo, United States' Rebekah Bradford skates to a first place finish in the women's 1,000-meter event at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah. Bradford was stricken with a pulmonary embolism in 2012, making her bid to reach the Olympics for a second time especially poignant. Bradford is competing at the U.S. speedskating trials, which begin Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson, File)

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