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Olympic Melting Pot: An interview with Nick Delpopolo

When you turn on your TV this summer to watch the pageantry and competition of the 2016 Olympic Games, you may recognize names like Michael Phelps, Carmelo Anthony, or Alex Morgan. But despite being ranked #1 in the country at his sport of judo and boasting over 25,000 Facebook likes, you may not yet know Nick Delpopolo. 

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Lawrence Ekin collaborated with the External Relations department at USAIM/IOM Washington D.C. He is a political science major at Philadelphia’s Temple University and will graduate in 2017.
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Olympic Melting Pot: The 44 Migrants in Team U.S.A

The pageantry of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games this past Friday, August 5th, coalesced representatives of 207 nations in astounding fashion. As the games commenced, the world’s finest athletes are displaying their prowess while they proudly represent their countries in the hunt for gold. As team USA takes to the track, court, or pool this summer, an astonishing 44 foreign born athletes are donning the stars and stripes hailing from 28 native countries.

Lawrence Ekin
Lawrence Ekin collaborated with the External Relations department at USAIM/IOM Washington D.C. He is a political science major at Philadelphia’s Temple University and will graduate in 2017.
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