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People's Record - the beginning

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Past games are remembered for their sporting records and medal winners.  People fondly remember "heroic losers" and characters.  They recall controversies and world events as well as personal and family connections.  Their memories also give insights into social history.

In recent games the Paralympics have made a strong impression and there are calls for more coverage of them

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