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Spectators Recall 'Miracle on Ice'

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Spectators Recall 'Miracle on Ice'

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Spectators Recall 'Miracle on Ice'

Spectators Recall 'Miracle on Ice'

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Twenty-five years ago, the U-S hockey team defeated a superstar Soviet team at the Lake Placid Olympics. The victory was a stunning upset on the ice — and on the world stage, amid chilly relations between two Cold War superpowers. Three New York friends remember being part of history that day.