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Olympic rower left remarkable 1936 diary

UW rower Don Hume kept a detailed account of the team's efforts to win gold

An old travel diary is filled with cursive writing. A picture of a young man and other memorabilia sits below.
The diary of University of Washington and Olympic rower Don Hume lays open to Aug. 13 and Aug. 14, 1936 — the days before and of their Olympic race to win gold in rowing. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Meri-Jo Borzilleri CDN Contributor
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