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adult sprinting event, kids look on

adult sprinting event, kids look on

The runners representing surrounding neighborhoods approach the finish line in this race. In the year of this photo VHS home video, limited satellite or cable TV channels competed for leisure time. But for the most part, motivated by feelings of obligation or desire to participate in live entertainment, most residents attended to some extent, either as helpers, spectators, clean-up crew, or contestants. It would be interesting to know today how smartphones and "Internet anywhere" may have reduced the mass organized events for local residents to get to know each other.

July 1989 from 35 mm slides scanned in 12/2018.
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Photo taken on 9 December 2018 (© anthroview / Flickr)

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