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HERE THEY COME, 2 MILLION PEOPLE, TO SEE IF ATLANTA IS A PROPER HOST FOR THE SUMMER GAMES

Every few minutes or so, Jackie Joyner-Kersee beats all comers in the 10-m dash. Grant Hill seems willing to go one-on-one with hundreds of wannabes. Shannon Miller never loses her balance on the beam even though she walks the walk all day.

These Olympians, or rather their virtual realities, are part of the show in Coca-Cola Olympic City at Centennial Olympic Park, the not-yet-completed plaza that the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (A.C.O.G.) hopes will be the meeting place for what one official calls "the largest peacetime gathering of humanity in the history of humanity." Be that as it may,...

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