The Magic of The Games

When Magic Johnson told the world last year that he had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, even those who could not tell a triple double from a Triple Crown felt a knelling sense of loss. Much of the reason for this lies with Magic himself: bringing entertainment to the world of sports, and sports to the world of entertainment, he had a rare gift for making hard work look like fun, and miracles seem as easy as a stroll down to the candy store. But there was something more to it than that. Magic, in a sense, seemed...

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