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There was a bombing of the Centennial Olympic Park on July 27, 1996, killing Alice Hawthorne and injuring 111 others. The bomber, Eric Rudolph, is in federal prison after being captured in 2003.

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A bunch of rednecks in pick-up trucks, and then a cool image of Muhammad Ali holding the torch. That's it.

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