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Boris Mange makes Olympic souvenirs. More remarkable is the story behind them.

This content was published on February 25, 2010 - 18:27

The Mange family moved from canton Vaud to present day Ukraine in the late 1700s. What follows is a tale of hardship and perseverance that ends with the start of a new life in Canada. Today Boris Mange, 85, lives in Vancouver and is one of the few local manufacturers of official Olympic merchandise. (Tim Neville, swissinfo.ch)

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