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Backup Flame for Rio Lit in Birthplace of Ancient Olympics

Fire spurted from a concave mirror Wednesday as a priestess, kneeling in her long, pleated dress before a ruined Greek temple, focused the blazing sun's rays on her metal torch. Come rain or shine on Thursday's official lighting ceremony, Rio de Janeiro has now secured its Olympic flame, which will burn in the Brazilian host city throughout the Aug. 5-21 games. About 2,500 people attended Wednesday's dress rehearsal for the meticulously-choreographed ceremony in Ancient...

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