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1996 Olympics

Photo essay: Iconic (and never before seen) images from the 1996 Summer Games

In 1990, when Atlanta pulled off the impossible and won the right to host the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, photographer Charlie McCullers recognized history was in the making and began a seven-year project to document the Games. Except those photographs were never published ... until now. “I think these shots needed the weight of history,” McCullers says. “And 20 years after the fact makes them history.”...