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Atlanta Olympics II

Former Atlanta mayor and Civil Rights icon Andrew Young wasn't mincing words when asked if the Big Peach should vie for another Olympic games. He said, basically, "Hell, no — do you know how much work that is? (Note: Not actual words)." The U.S. Olympic Committee has sent letters to 35 big-city mayors — including Atlanta's Kasim Reed — asking if they'd like to host the Summer Games in 2024. [Atlanta magazine]