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  •  I've seen Leonard Cohen do that song of (3+ / 0-)
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    his in concert. This version literally sends chills down my spine as I drink my morning coffee.

    •  what is so poignant about this is that lang (1+ / 0-)
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      is said to have only learned of the death of Nodar Kumaritashvili, the Georgian luge athelete a short while before she went on stage.

      the young competitor was killed while practicing on the track earlier in the day and when she sang this before the stadium that night, everyone was in tears.

      i've never heard such beauty and sadness intertwined as she did with this song.  it is such a tribute to that young dreamer of gold.

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