Yearbook, July 6: London gets Olympics

July, 6, 2012
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Trafalgar SquareAP Photo/Jane Mingay
July 6, 2005: Some 20 days from now, the 2012 London Olympics will begin. But on this day seven years ago, the whole journey started -- with the International Olympic Committee giving England's signature city the Games ahead of fellow finalist Paris.

And oh, were these Londoners in Trafalgar Square pleased.
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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