Syrian refugee Mardini (ROT) swims for joy after swimming for her life
Those in the boat whose lives she helped save will be cheering her on from afar as she competes in the 100m freestyle and 100m butterfly. "They all know that I'm here, they're always supporting me, saying, 'You deserve it, you're amazing'," she said.
Political Happy Hour: July 28, 2016
The Boston Globe
Here's your Liberty Bell mug of politics, from Joshua Miller of the Boston Globe at newspaper HQ in Dorchester. BREAKING THIS AFTERNOON — LONG-RUNNING SUFFOLK U. DRAMA COMING TO END? via Joe Battenfeld of the Boston Herald: “The ...
Meet The 2016 USA Olympic Swimming Team: Dana Vollmer
After failing to make the Olympic team in 2008, Vollmer returned to the London Games in 2012 ready to make history. She won three gold medals, two for relays (the 800 freestyle and a world-record-setting 400 medley) and one in the 100 butterfly. She ...
Not over till the fat lady giggles
Albany Times Union
Maybe I'm grasping at straws, but it seemed that the singers were making an effort to suggest an attitude of satire. But a sly inflection in the ... In the meantime, Puccini's "Madame Butterfly," this year's main stage production, opens on Aug. 12 and ...