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Unformatted text preview: Olympics regardless of which season they take place in; summer or winter. Countries especially bond the most during post-traumatic events. When the USA faced the life-changing problems of 9/11, we saw tributes relating to this world-effecting event taking place at many ceremonies. At football games, the all-American sport, we saw celebrities singing, fire marshals speaking, and other ceremony/tribute like events happening. These tributes seemed to be more of a bonding experience for the citizens and nation than a dividing factor I believe that all sporting nationalism frequently unite all kinds of people and brings a common enjoyment and shared tradition within a country; and this essential is what brings Spirit and pride in a country....
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