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Afghanistan Olympics

For Afghans, London Games Brings More Than Olympics Glory

Ahmad Shafi | Posted 10.22.2012 | World
Ahmad Shafi

What the trio in the Afghan team achieved may not alter the outcome of the conflict as U.S.-led NATO troops prepare to leave the country in 2014. But it allowed young Afghans who grew up in the last 20 years to see their country briefly united for the first time in their lives.

SLIDESHOW: 7 Olympians From Some Of World's Poorest Countries

Huffington Post | Laura Rothkopf | Posted 08.02.2012 | Impact

As the world celebrates Michael Phelps' record-breaking last lap or Aly Raisman's photo-finish landing, we must remember that the heart of the games i...