The Boys in the Boat

by

Daniel James Brown

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The Husky Clipper

The Husky Clipper, the shell that the “boys in the boat” row to Olympic victory in 1936, symbolizes the collaborative nature of the sport of rowing, and the overall story and victory of Joe

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Swing

The idea of “swing,” the state during which oarsmen row in perfect synchronicity (and also row most effectively), symbolizes the unity and bond of brotherhood between the nine American rowers at the 1936 Olympics. Swing…

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