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The Olympic spirit in Dixon

Published: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Second-grader Aryana Collins carries an American flag during the Parade of Nations on Friday afternoon at St. Anne School in Dixon. The school celebrated the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics by having students parade each nation's flag, light a candle symbolizing the Olympic torch, and finish with a prayer. The Winter Olympics are in Sochi, Russia.
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St. Anne School fifth-grader Taylor Harrison carries a United States flag during the school's Parade of Nations on Friday afternoon. The Dixon school celebrated the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics by having students parade each nation's flag, light a candle symbolizing the Olympic torch, and finish with a prayer.
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Baylie Howell, an eighth-grader at St. Anne School in Dixon, holds a candle during the school's Parade of Nations ceremony Friday afternoon. Howell also was recognized as the official Olympic flag bearer.
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St. Anne School Principal Sister Marcianne leads students in prayer during the school's Parade of Nations on Friday afternoon.

Second-grader Aryana Collins carries an American flag during the Parade of Nations on Friday afternoon at St. Anne School in Dixon. The school celebrated the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics by having students parade each nation's flag, light a candle symbolizing the Olympic torch, and finish with a prayer. The Winter Olympics are in Sochi, Russia.

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