Honor Confirmed For 1980 Olympic Team
Fri Dec 28, 2007
Members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team, including several Tar Heels, have received belated recognition as recipients of the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the U.S. Congress. The honors were confirmed on Dec. 17 for the 461 members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic team, among them Karen Shelton (field hockey), Sue Walsh (swimming) and Al Wood (basketball).
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