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If you can't be inside the Olympic Games, then follow Seattle Times producers, reporters, videographers and Olympic fans as we take you to the streets of Vancouver, B.C., to show you what's happening on the ground and give you a taste of the scene swirling around the 2010 winter games.

February 21, 2010 at 11:17 PM

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Video | Five-year-old inspires U.S. hockey team

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If you've seen the movie "Miracle", you may recognize Herb Brooks' inspiring speech, (performed by Kurt Russell), to the U.S. men's hockey team before they took on the USSR in the 1980 Olympics.

Five-year-old Josh Sacco's YouTube performance of the speech has gained more than 2 million views. In October 2009, he performed the speech on The Ellen Degeneres Show.

And more recently, he spoke at the U.S. men's hockey team dinner -- perhaps inspiring them to their 5-3 victory Sunday afternoon against Canada.

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