Figure skater Ashley Wagner prepares for U.S. Championships
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Figure skater Ashley Wagner prepares for U.S. Championships

Ashley Wagner will compete in this week's U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, N.C. A 19-year-old from Alexandria, Wagner has won bronze medals at this event in 2008 and 2010. During a recent practice session at her training location in Wilmington, Del., Wagner showed off some of her routines and talked about her hopes for this week's competition and beyond. (B.J. Koubaroulis for Synthesis/Koubaroulis LLC/The Washington Post)

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