Chicago had this thing and it was fucking golden and then, suddenly, it wasn't. And even though Jacques Rogge and the IOC saved the city the enormous, crippling burden of hosting their big track meet, some people were very sad.

Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics


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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics


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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics


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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics

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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics

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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics

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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics

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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics

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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics

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Chicago Mourns The Loss Of Civic Nuisance, Massive Boondoggle Known As The Olympics

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