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River Falls resident Carole Mottaz attended one of the track and field events at the Olympics, she also got to see and touch the Olympic torch when it passed through Guernsey, England, where she was visiting family. Shown with her is Olympic sportsman and torch bearer Pete Neausire, selected for his renown in encouraging kids to get involved in sports. Submitted photo

River Falls woman attends Olympic games

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LONDON - Carole Mottaz says her first visit to the Olympics won't be her last.

"It was fantastic," she raved by telephone Sunday, Aug. 5,describing the feeling inside the stadium as "absolutely electric" during her 4 ½-hour visit.

The place holds 80,000 people, and she said not many seats were empty.

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