Olympics 2012: Dominican American Félix Sánchez Wins Gold

Félix Sánchez ran the Olympic 400-meter hurdles final with the memory of his late grandma on his mind and in his heart.

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    Dominican Republic's gold medalist in the men's 400-meter hurdles final, Felix Sanchez waves from the podium in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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    Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez celebrates winning gold in the men's 400-meter hurdles final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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    Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez has a family photograph on hand as he reacts to his gold medal win in the men's 400-meter hurdles final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
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    Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez reacts after winning gold in the men's 400-meter hurdles final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza)
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    Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez pulls a family photograph from his shirt after his gold medal win in the men's 400-meter hurdles final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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