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First-ever refugee team ascends to Rio's Christ statue

RIO DE JANEIRO: Members of the first-ever Olympic refugee team visited Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Christ statue Saturday, with smiles as wide as their arms were outstretched, imitating the landmark’s open embrace as they posed for photos. A mist of light clouds softened the afternoon light, giving the athletes who come from harrowing backgrounds a… Read More »