Izzy saves the olympics

One day, while I was watching the Olympics swimming events on the television, something weird happened. And it had a lot of other stuff you try to edit out.

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He was just a blue being. Smith: A lot of children thought it would be fun to swing on the tail. I do think it was a missed opportunity to do something more representative of Atlanta. Waste no more time! So many people had input on what this character should be. I want to tell you about a real cool adventure I just went through. Other times it would be outside as a crowd-pleaser. Now came the hard part: Finding corporate sponsors, building an 85,seat stadium, delegating the thousand and one tasks to ready the city for the world stage. Shuman: I received Hi-Rez right at the deadline, a Friday. Were we raising enough money? Reducing the mascot to a possum or pecan or peach representing Atlanta seemed a little silly to me. No questions of spelling. Watkins: We went to Parade magazine.

You had to know the sponsors: He could hang out with Coca-Cola products but not hang out with Pepsi products. I was a transplant to Atlanta.

Here it goes! The winner would live in Olympic infamy. He was extinguished with the flame. Kira Wilsterman, a Decatur teacher who became an Izzy volunteer: Izzy came to our school to get the kids pumped up. The costume had to get softer.

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The most submitted name was Kirby. Jay: We were instructed to wear the Izzy costume 30 minutes on, 30 minutes off, because you would sweat. Oh, let me get on with the story.

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