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Putting on the Summer Games is, well, an Olympic effort. Consider some of the work the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games has done while putting on the Games:

- Dealt with 5,877 contractors employing nearly 70,000 employees

- Completed 27,757 purchase orders with 6,366 vendors

- Accredited more than 184,000 people, including media, athletes and athletic delegations

- Imported more than 3,100 tons of freight, including 213 horses

- Laundered more than 300,000 towels, 6,600 sheets, 49,000 pillowcases and 24,000 blankets

- Delivered upwards of 2,000 box lunches to athletes daily

Source: Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games