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She says a close friend of his, chosen to be a torchbearer, was among those verbally abused.Will Japan's Low Immunization Rate Pose a Problem for the Olympics?|Charlie Campbell / Shanghai|April 20, 2021|Time
She believes that these cultural torchbearers can play a role in pandemic recovery — both economically and psychologically — but only if they receive the needed financial support.
Organizers said they had asked torchbearers not to reveal their running slots in case crowds turn up to see them.
During the two weeks before running, torchbearers are being asked to refrain from anything that might expose them to the virus, such as eating out or going to crowded places.
He was also, in his own unique way, a torchbearer for racial equality.‘No No,’ a Documentary on MLB Pitcher Dock Ellis, Who Pitched a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid|Marlow Stern|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was his inner core that made him a torchbearer of ideals.Robert Shrum on Friend George McGovern, the Prophet Politician|Robert Shrum|October 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He gathered up the tools of his trade, and motioned to his torchbearer to go before.To Have and To Hold|Mary Johnston
The crier and torchbearer were important functionaries at the celebration of the Eleusinian mysteries.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 1 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay