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Olympic August: Christ the Redeemer

by | Friday, August 5, 2016 |

Tonight, the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games will take place in Rio de Janiero, Brazil....

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Olympic August: Jesse Owens

by | Wednesday, August 3, 2016 |

On Aug. 3, 1936—80 years ago today—African American track and field star Jesse Owens won the gold...

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