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Is this song about eternal friendship, the indomitable human spirit, or the competitive drive within us all? The indomitable human spirit and the competitive drive within us all.
Who won the gold medal in the Reaching competition that year? Gloria Estefan.
Times the word “reach” is said in the song: 12.
It’s the ’90s, so out with the: Morodor synths.
And in with the: Vague, eclectic tribal rhythms and gospel choirs.
Dramatic, 4th quarter key-changes: 1.
Choice YouTube comment: “grade skwl grad song….miss it badly” —deany178
Relevant Olympic Moment tied to this song: Kerri Strug reached for the sky when she vaulted on a broken ankle and stuck the landing.