Olympics: Wonderful Whoop Of Good Will

With a minimum of gimmicks and a scramble of happy children, the opening pageant sends the Games off to a bright start

In a climate of overpowering good will, but with temperatures fluctuating almost 60 degrees, the XVth Winter Olympics began last week brilliantly. A crowd of 60,000 people glowing from the cheeks and hearts brimmed Calgary's McMahon Stadium for the opening ceremonies, donning colored ponchos that formed a lot of little symbols across the stands and one large display across the world.

Twice every four years, in the winter and summer, the earth's youth come together in one emotional place, and the effect always astonishes. As easy as $ a change of costumes, even the most professional and venal of the athletes...

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