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Trash, Sewage at Future Olympic Sites

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Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on future Olympic sites such as the once-pristine Guanabara Bay and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage. (Nov. 20)


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