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International Sports Chaplain Myrna Gregory (right) uses a souvenir pin to tell a gospel story to a Russian volunteer at the Sochi Olympic Park.

The Edge

'Sports Chaplains' Bring The Gospel To Olympic Village

Among the most visible Americans at the Sochi Olympics are a group of evangelical Christians decked out in black cowboy hats and bristling with pins that help start conversations. For the chaplains, every connection is a chance to make friends and proselytize.

A horseman pulls a skier down the street in Leadville, Colo., in March, during the city's annual skijoring event. It was the event's 62nd year.

Around the Nation

Water-Skiing On Snow: Skijorers Aren't Just Horsing Around

The odd sport of skijoring was a demonstration sport at the 1928 Winter Olympics, and hasn't been celebrated on the world stage since. But enthusiasts in New Hampshire and elsewhere are trying to bring it back — and it looks like they're gaining some traction.

The hero of Andrzej Wajda's Ashes And Diamonds is torn between fighting Poland's post-World War II communist regime and returning to a normal, peaceful life.

Movies

Martin Scorsese Takes Poland's Communist-Era Art Films On The Road

The filmmaker fell in love with Polish cinema in college, and the images have stayed with him ever since. "I close my eyes, I see them," he says. "They're very vivid, expressive, immediate." Scorsese's festival of 21 handpicked movies will travel to 30 American cities.

Sleep on the Left Side Cornershop

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Heavy Soup Cornershop

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Hail to the Chief Donn Legge

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    Patriotic Guitar: Songs of the USA, Vol. 1 (For Classroom Guitar Ensemble)[Easy to Advanced]
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Trip Thru Hell, Pt. 1 The C.A. Quintet

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Down With the Band Mozes & The Firstborn

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Ballot Bachs Shades

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Corde

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Au-Dessous du Volcan Yann Tiersen

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Drunk and with Dreams

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Mercy Rachel Ries

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    Ghost of a Gardener
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If I Had You Chet Atkins, Merle Travis et. al.

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