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Also, meet Ann Swisshelm, who lives in Chicago and is the lead on the U.S. women’s curling team, which reportedly has a shot at medaling for the first time this year. Swisshelm also is the oldest member of Team U.S.A. Somehow she didn’t make NBC’s list.
And join our Mark Brown in rooting for speedskater Emery Lehman. It’s the neighborly thing to do.
Follow those athletes as they compete at the Olympics, below: