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A case of classic Coke legends that never seem to go flat.

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For more than a century, Coca-Cola has been marketed into ubiquity, its iconic advertising reflecting a mythos of American life. And its influential position in our culture has seeded a special set of legends that seems to search for the secret ingredient that could launch a global success. Enjoy.

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