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Frank Viola's daughter is an Olympian

Brittany Viola is headed to the summer Olympics to represent the United States diving team. If the name sounds familiar it's because she's the daughter of former Twins' pitcher Frank Viola. She was born in 1987 -- the same year her dad was the MVP of the World Series.
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Brittany Viola is headed to the summer Olympics to represent the United States diving team. If the name sounds familiar it's because she's the daughter of former Twins' pitcher Frank Viola. She was born in 1987 -- the same year her dad was the MVP of the World Series.

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