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The Olympic Flame is lit during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012. (Dylan Martinez/REUTERS)

The Olympic Flame is lit during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012.

(Dylan Martinez/REUTERS)

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London's 2012 Summer Games have begun with a spectacular opening ceremony as athletes assemble to light the Olympic flame.

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