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Ohno’s upbringing helped make him a champion speedskater

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Apolo Ohno was born May 22, 1982 in Seattle, Wash. His Japanese-born father,Yuki Ohno, and his American-born mother Jarrie Lee Ohno raised Apolo. His parents were divorced when he was just an infant and he barely visited his mother, nor did he know he had an older half-brother until 2002. Yuki thought that Apolo would be a “latchkey kid” when he grew up because he wasn’t dedicated to a sport. Therefore Yuki got Apolo to ...


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