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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 file photo, United States goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) clears the ball from in front of her net during the second half against Costa Rica at the CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer game action at B.C. Place in Vancouver, Canada. Solo has lots to say heading into the Olympics. And she'll have even more to say once the games are done. The goalkeeper for the U.S. women's soccer team is releasing her memoir on Aug. 14 _ two days after the closing ceremony. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward, File)
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 file photo, United States goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) clears the ball from in front of her net during the second half against Costa Rica at the CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer game action at B.C. Place in Vancouver, Canada. Solo has lots to say heading into the Olympics. And she'll have even more to say once the games are done. The goalkeeper for the U.S. women's soccer team is releasing her memoir on Aug. 14 _ two days after the closing ceremony. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward, File)

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