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Let the Games Begin

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On June 26, the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games open in the Research Triangle Metropolitan Area. The product of three years of planning, the games bring together 7,000 athletes for nine days of competition. Over 400,000 spectators are expected to view the events. Cost of the games is $35.5 million, and the Summer Games is the largest sporting event in the world in 1999.
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 6, June 1999, p16, 18, 20-21, 24, il