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China’s Olympic Village

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The Beijing Olympic Village will be home to 16,000 athletes and officials from around the world during this summer’s Games. (Teh Eng Koon / AFP/Getty Images)
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Six to eight people will share the three- or four-bedroom suites in the Beijing Olympic Village. A Chinese developer plans to transform the sports dormitories into luxury condos when the Games are over. (Teh Eng Koon / AFP/Getty Images)
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Journalists preview accommodations in the nearly completed Beijing Olympic Village. Built about a block away from the competition venues, the apartment buildings abut a sprawling park that is being billed as the largest urban ecological garden in Asia. (Adrian Bradshaw / EPA)
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Workers lay pavement outside the nearly finished Beijing Olympic Village apartments. Ground was broken on the residential complex in the summer of 2005. (Adrian Bradshaw / EPA)
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Chinese paramilitary officers stand guard in the Beijing Olympic Village. One officer assigned to protect the apartments said the area was mostly farmland just a few years ago. (Teh Eng Koon / AFP/Getty Images)
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