Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/12/06 at 11:15 AM ET
Meet Bob Nardella, a 38-year-old third-generation Italian-American who will be playing for the host Italians — a right he earned by playing the requisite three years in Italy's professional league after playing his college hockey at Ferris State University. Nardella's story — his perseverance in playing the game he loves and chasing the dream he harbored since childhood — embodies what many believe is the Olympic ideal. Nardella's story is about sacrifice, it is about disappointment, it is about triumph. Mostly, though, it is about following one's heart despite the obstacles placed in that path.read on
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