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Chicago's hosting the Gay Games in 2006, right? Well, if Maggie Haskins of Sports Illustrated has anything to say about it, the city would hold the Olympic Games just a decade later. Haskins writes an impassioned plea, going so far as to specifically call on Oprah and the mayor to get behind the idea. Thing is, she paints a picture rosy enough that it all starts to sound not just feasible, but pretty darn appealing. [via]

 
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