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Despite Luge Death, Opening Ceremony Goes On

Despite Luge Death, Opening Ceremony Goes On

A day that started with tragedy ended with celebration in Vancouver Friday, despite the training run death of Georgian luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili. The Vancouver Olympics Opening Ceremonies were launched Friday night in BC Place Stadium. The festive mood contrasted sharply with the grief that befell the games earlier in the day when Kumaritashvili died in …