Parisians Call to Poo in the River Before Olympics

City Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced she would swim in the Seine on June 23rd, marking a significant milestone in a $1.3 billion project by the French government and the City Hall to clean the river for public use, including for athletes and residents. However, as the Olympic Games approach, a trending hashtag has emerged, encouraging Parisians to express their frustration by pooping in the Seine, highlighting the inconvenience caused by the Games. Thousands of social media posts shared pictures, maps, and timings to make the joke a reality.

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