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    Tonya Harding Now Wants Empathy, Not Gold

    She’s no longer the ice queen. Tonya Harding, once a champion figure skater whose career imploded when she was accused of having rival Nancy Kerrigan’s knee clubbed, is now the focus of a film, I, Tonya — one she hopes will bring closure. Though she still skates, Harding — now Tonya Price — has largely retreated into a life of marriage and motherhood. But she hopes the biopic’s portrayal of her abuse in early life will exonerate her in the eyes of a public that still sees her as a punchline.

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