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He became the torchbearer for civil rights.
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Over the coming months, 7,500 torchbearers will carry the flame 2,018 kilometers around South Korea before arriving at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on February 9.
Pyeongchang's organizers have designated 7,500 torchbearers to carry the Olympic flame, which arrived at the Incheon International Airport after a handover ceremony in Athens on Tuesday.
The former Manchester United midfielder -- who will be an Olympic torchbearer in the countdown to his country hosting the 2018 Winter Games -- believes that North Korea's participation in the tournament sends a positive message.
Brandon Arnold, executive vice president for the National Taxpayers Union, said Cruz might be the torchbearer for full expensing that’s currently missing in the Senate, where the idea is generally seen as another upfront cost.
With Lurie’s understanding, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins has raised a fist during the anthem since Game 2 last season … because, with Lurie’s support, Jenkins has become the torchbearer among NFL players seeking social reform.
But the notion of black supremacy was at odds with mainstream Islam, and after Muhammad’s death in 1975, his son W.D. Mohammed broke with the Nation and its new torchbearer, Louis Farrakhan.
Contemporary jazz torchbearer and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert bandleader Jon Batiste is curating the event and will also headline it, playing with his band Stay Human.
Sen. Sanders, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and torchbearer of the progressive movement, has alternately ignored and dismissed concerns about the deal since news of a probe broke this spring.
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