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Heather MacLean Day takes over Peabody

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U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean of Peabody speaks during a ceremony honoring her achievements at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean of Peabody holds one of the road signs that will adorn the streets of Peabody, honoring her achievements at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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Heather MacLean's track and field coach at UMASS Amherst, Julie LaFreniere, speaks during a ceremony honoring MacLean's achievements at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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People cheer as Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt names Sept. 4, 2021, as Heather MacLean Day during a ceremony honoring the tack and field star's achievements at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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Dana Sheridan sings the National Anthem before a ceremony honoring U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean of Peabody on Saturday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean of Peabody shares advice with Jessica Griffin, center, and Avery Marcus.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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A two-sided sign honoring U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean Peabody roots and Olympic achievements.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt Jr. presents U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean of Peabody with the key to the city during a ceremony honoring her achievements at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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State Reps. Tom Walsh and Sally Kerans present U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean of Peabody with a citation from the State House on Saturday.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean of Peabody plays with her niece, Rebel, before the start of a ceremony honoring her achievements at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

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A Peabody Tanner-themed medal honoring U.S. Track & Field Olympian Heather MacLean of Peabody.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)
PEABODY ― The air was electric at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School as the city gathered Saturday morning to honor its first Olympic athlete in more than 20 years, Heather…

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