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  • To London from the U.S.—via Israel’s Olympic team

    July 10, 2012 | 11:04 am

    Growing up outside of Chicago, Jillian Schwartz never expected that one day she would be an Israeli citizen. Now the hardest part of her immigrant experience is leaving Tel Aviv—- with her roughly 17-foot-long Olympic equipment.

    “Trying to get out of here with poles is very...