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Topic - Jennifer Jones
The nearly 200-year-old, majestic 30-by-34-foot Star-Spangled Banner is on display in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., and what better day than Saturday — Flag Day — to visit what is arguably the country's most famous flag?
Her gold medal-clinching rock wasn't even halfway to the house when Canada skip Jennifer Jones put her hands to her face, soaked in the moment, then jumped up with her broom hoisted in the air.
Canada beat Sweden 6-3 and avenged a loss to the Swedes in the final at the Vancouver Games in 2010. Britain beat Switzerland 6-5 earlier Thursday to win the bronze medal.
Canada's curlers gathered in a circle, hoisted their brooms into the air and jumped for joy. Sweden's players linked arms in a huddle and squeezed tight as their tears flowed.
In the summer of 2012, when she was pregnant with her first child and recovering from surgery to repair knee ligament damage, the chances of Jennifer Jones winning gold at the Sochi Olympics seemed remote.
The Canadian women have taken the shortest route possible to the Olympic curling semifinals.
A row of curling fans wearing red jackets with the word "CANADA" emblazoned across the front applauded and waved tiny Maple Leaf flags in unison as Jennifer Jones landed another stone right on target.
British curler Vicki Adams shrugged her shoulders, stepped off the ice and exchanged a joke with her teammates.
One minute, Jennifer Jones was stopping to help the victims of a one-vehicle crash she witnessed while driving on a Honolulu freeway. The next, she was a victim herself, after she says the driver of the wrecked SUV jumped into her car and sped off, leaving Jones on the side of the road with one of his injured passengers.
It's dinnertime at Washington Dulles International Airport, and Officer Steve Whittaker has found himself surrounded by a feast at the international-arrivals checkpoint — a pungent meal he has no plans to enjoy.
"In order to persevere it, it's kept in very low light levels — its at one foot-candle. It's also at very low oxygen levels, because oxygen degrades fibers," said Jennifer Jones, chair and curator of the division of armed forces history at the museum.
"We thought it would be a perfect marriage of the Star-Spangled Banner and the original lyrics that Key wrote, what's now known as the national anthem," Ms. Jones said.