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Quick trip 'unforgettable' for Johnson

Updated: February 14, 2010, 11:18 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PART ONE: HOW COULD WE NOT TRY?

It started with a package that came a day early.

Word of which players made the United States Olympic hockey team wasn't supposed to come until Jan. 1, and officially it wasn't supposed to come until it was announced on live television.

But there it was, on Jack Johnson's doorstep on Dec. 31, a thick FedEx envelope, left for just about anyone to find.

With the realization of an Olympic dream inside.

He was in. He was an Olympian.

"Oh ...

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