ND ushers Olympic Torch on road to Utah

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, added yetanother accomplishment to his distinguished life’s work Friday (Jan.4) when he carried the Olympic torchas it crossed the Notre Dame campus en route to Salt Lake City for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.p. The torch relay began its tour through the South Bend area shortly after 9 a.m. at the intersection ofDouglas and Juniper Roads, traveling south on Juniper onto the Notre Dame campus. Hundreds of campus workers and area residents endured 20-degree temperatures and cutting winds to watch the torch pass.p.

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