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Updated: August 15, 2004, 2:06 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- A calm came over U.S. softball coach Mike Candrea as he stepped into the dugout for his first Olympic game. He knew he'd done the right thing by coming.

His wife was gone, but at least this part of his life was still whole.

"I was back in my element,'' he said. "It felt really, really good to be able to focus on one thing.''

Less than one month after his wife's death from a brain aneurysm, Candrea guided the U.S. softball team to a 7-0 victory over Italy ...

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