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Airline Loses Jamaican Bobsled Team's Belongings

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Airline Loses Jamaican Bobsled Team's Belongings

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Airline Loses Jamaican Bobsled Team's Belongings

Airline Loses Jamaican Bobsled Team's Belongings

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The airline lost their luggage as well as their equipment. The team is staying upbeat. One member, Winston Watts said, "We have a lot of friends here. I'm sure people will lend us what we need."

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. In the movie "Cool Runnings," about Jamaican's bobsled team, the chant went: Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up, it's bobsled time. But at Sochi it's not quite. This year's Jamaican team finally made it to the Winter Games - that was a feat after weather in the U.S. caused them travel headaches - but the airline lost their luggage, as well as their equipment. The team's trying to stay upbeat. One member, Winston Watts, said we have a lot of friends here, I'm sure people will lend us whatever we need. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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