In memory of best friend, U.S.' Lyndsey Fry takes on Sochi Olympics

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SOCHI, Russia - Despondent over the death of friend and former teammate Liz Turgeon, Lyndsey Fry nearly played herself out of contention for a spot on the U.S. women's hockey team.

Two years later, the defenseman found motivation in her sorrow, telling her parents, "I'm going for it," and rededicating herself to the sport.

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