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**FILE** Olympic athlete Victor Ramos carries the flag representing Individual Olympic Athletes onto the field during the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympics Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at Olympic Stadium in Sydney. Ramos, a boxer, fled his homeland of East Timor following the 1999 violence. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
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**FILE** Olympic athlete Victor Ramos carries the flag representing Individual Olympic Athletes onto the field during the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympics Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at Olympic Stadium in Sydney. Ramos, a boxer, fled his homeland of East Timor following the 1999 violence. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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