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David Beckham Brings the Olympic Flame to England

David Beckham Brings the Olympic Flame to England

David Beckham had the honor of bringing the Olympic Flame from Athens, Greece, to England yesterday. He participated in a welcome ceremony in his home country that marks the beginning of a 70-day relay for the flame before the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The flame has since moved into the hands of three-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie, who is the first of 8,000 torchbearers to handle the flame before it reaches London for the opening ceremonies. David spent a few days in Greece ahead of his flame duties and met up with a group of children at an Athens school.

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