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Winter Olympics 2018 — Opening ceremony

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Winter Olympics opened on Friday in Pyeongchang with a gala ceremony.

The world starts watching now. At least, when it comes to sports. After two failed bids, billions of dollars in preparation and a nagging national debate about whether it’s all worth it, the Winter Olympics open Friday in Pyeongchang with a gala ceremony meant to showcase South Korea’s rise from poverty and war into one of Asia’s most modern nations.

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