Revisiting the heyday of department stores and five-and-dimes


Stripped of the three gold and two bronze medals she won at the Sydney Olympics when she pleaded guilty to perjury at the end of last year and confessed that she had been taking banned drugs before the 2000 Games, Marion Jones has also lost what she called her “dream home.” The Los Angeles Times reported last summer that, according to Jones, a bank foreclosed on her $2.5-million chateau-style "dream home" in an area of Chapel Hill, N.C., where Michael Jordan and Dean Smith were among her neighbors.
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