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Helene Elliott: The US women's hockey team's golden secret: Togetherness

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Listening to the national anthem play for them, seeing the U.S. flag rise above the ice at Gangneung Hockey Center in their honor after they had defeated Canada in a six-round shootout to earn Olympic gold, members of the U.S. women's hockey team stood with their arms around each other and swayed gently to the sweetest song they'd ever heard.

They were together, of one mind and one heart, smiling and crying, in shock after their 3-2 victory had ended Canada's four-tournament winning streak and halted a 20-year U.S. gold

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