Super Mario

With his Hodgkin's disease in remission, National Hockey League star Mario Lemieux rejoined his Pittsburgh Penguins team on the ice last week, just two months after discovering that he was battling the lymph cancer. The raucous standing ovation the 27-year-old star received no doubt bolstered his spirits after he'd persevered through eight weeks of radiation therapy. Lemieux scored one goal and assisted on another, proving that even when he has to hang up his skates for a while, the league's premier skater still knows how to keep his edge.

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