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Miracle On Ice

Miracle On Ice
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Deep into the Cold War era, the top-ranked Soviets met the United States in what was sure to be an easy red-white-and-blue bashing. What happened was quickly dubbed the "Miracle On Ice" as the U.S. defeated Russia in the 1980 Olympic semifinals.
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