Run-up to Beijing Olympics (40 images)

Updated: July 29, 2008 at 2:18 PM
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Soldiers guard a security checkpoint and entrance to the Olympic Green near China's Olympic National Stadium, also know as the Bird's Nest, and China's Olympic National Aquatic Center, also known as the Watercube, in Beijing July 29, 2008. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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