Brooklyn takes over today's spotlight with two 19- year old, first-time Olympians from the borough. Both have some of the most striking physical appearances out of the roster of the US fencing team as one is the only black woman and the other has been dubbed a "red-headed hipster".
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For city and glory, Dan Doctoroff seeks Olympic gold at home and abroad