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Philip Hersh

Philip Hersh, the former Olympic specialist for Tribune Co., covered 17 Olympics and reported from some 50 countries in 30 years with the Chicago Tribune. He likes to use sport as a way to write about the culture of a country or an athlete. Hersh graduated from Yale with a Bachelor of Arts in French literature. His passions include chamber music, road cycling (takes no PEDs except Advil) and Dr. Siri mysteries.
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Kiwis come to the rescue after accident derails New Zealand dream trip

When Philip Hersh's wife takes a spill in New Zealand, the couple's dream trip is at risk of becoming a nightmare.

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