The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

With the stroke of a pen, the boy changed the Olympic Closing Ceremony forever, thus fulfilling Baron Pierre de Coubertin's dream of One Olympic Nation.

History of the Olympic Closing Ceremony

John Ian Wing

spectators brawl

Spectators ready to jump into the pool

avery hughes

Wilfrid Kent Hughes (L) discussing the Closing Ceremony with President Brundage

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