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By Patrick Garbin

From the early Sixties to the current, maybe no collage city in the United States has replaced up to Athens, Georgia. Over the process 50 years, town skilled desegregation in any respect degrees of schooling, encountered every kind of activism and demonstrations, and demonstrated an remarkable track scene that also thrives. starting within the Nineteen Eighties, college of Georgia athletic groups started successful nationwide championships and proceed to take action, the 1996 Olympics got here to Athens, and the downtown district is not any longer a retail middle yet a 24-hour relevant urban with extra eating places, bars, and eclectic outlets than it is easy to count number. Athens is not any longer the sleepy, small university city it as soon as was once, yet actually "the vintage urban" in each feel of the name.

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