Foreign News: Sisu

HELSINKI, host to the Olympic Games, a city of 400,000, was abustle. Shop shelves were heavy with wares. Flaxen-haired girls in bright print frocks ate ice cream in the Mannerheiminiie. In the busy streets, pedestrians hailed taxis and visitors alike with their "Hej!" (pronounced hay), which, like America's "Hi!", serves equally as well as a greeting, a toast, or a bid for attention.

Many of this week's visitors (see SPORT) were as interested in seeing how Finland, in the role of little David, stands off the big Goliath on its right, as in watching...

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