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Olympics in Salt Lake City 2002

Church banner "Friends to All Nations"

Banner on Church Office Building

Olympic banner on back of Church Museum

Even the city buses show Olympic spirit

Banners on the streets

Olympic skating center

On Feb 7, 2002

The Olympic rings glow in the night sky as fireworks explode. (Photo courtesy Deseret News.)

Olympic Medals Plaza and view of the cityscape with banners on buildings.

Security is tight. Sandbags at the corner of the Olympics Medals Plaza

National Guard Post

Road closures

Metal detectors at entrance to Temple Square

President Gordon B. Hinckley raises the Olympic torch high as the torch reaches the Church Administration Building. (Photo courtesy Deseret News.)

The lights are on at temple square (Photo courtesy Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.)

Torch run February 8, 2002 in West Valley City

Jason playing in the high school band when the torch passed

Teri and Hailee waiting for the torch to pass

High school cheerleaders raising our spirits

President Bush and his wife, Laura, listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir at the State Capitol Friday. (Paul Fraughton, Pool Photo)

President Bush speaks to LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley after arriving in Salt Lake City Feb 8. (Paul Fraughton, Pool Photo)

An empty Medals Plaza awaits the crowds. Over 20,000 people will flock here nightly during the Olympics.

The Olympic rings glow on side of the mountains in Salt Lake Feb 8.

The Opening Ceremony of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games on Feb. 8, 2002, in Salt Lake City, UT. (Photo courtesy Steve Griffin, The Salt Lake Tribune)

"Miracle on Ice" USA hockey team. Team captain Mike Eruzione holds the Olympic torch shortly before he and the rest of the gold medal winning U.S. hockey team of 1980 lit the Olympic Cauldron in Salt Lake City.

Olympics Medals Plaza with downtown in the background.




Curling. What's that all about?

Ice dancing

Ice dancing

Fireworks at the closing ceremonies