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Lorrie Fair Biography
Lorraine Ming Fair (born August 5, 1978), better known as Lorrie Fair, is an Asian-American who is a member of the United States women's national soccer team, along with other players such as Brandi Chastain and Mia Hamm.

Her twin sister, Ronnie Ming Fair, was also a member of the natonal team, and when Ronnie was called in to participate in a game against England on May 9, 1997 at San Jose, California, it became the first time a pair of twin sisters played together at a US national team's game.

Lorrie and Ronnie both participated on Sunnyvale High Schools female soccer team in Los Altos, California, where they were born. While Ronnie chose Stanford to go to college, Lorrie decided on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill instead, but not before being a two time NSCAA all-american and Parade (magazine) all american. At UNC, she was picked as one of Soccer Americas freshmen of the year, and she helped lead UNC to the 1996 NCAA championship.

She joined the Under 20 national team in 1994, playing, among other events, in the Nordic Cup. In 1995, she was a member of the West Team at the US Olympic Festival, and she started practicing for the National team. She impressed so much during practice that she was named an alternate for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games team that won the Gold. Soon after, she was able to make her debut in the team as an official player.

In 1999, Fair, who is a good autograph signer, helped take the team to that year's world cup (women's).

She is still a member of the Women's national soccer team.
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