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Paralympics 2012

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Paralympic Flame due back in the North East today

The Paralympic Flame will return to our region today. Torches have already been lit at the summits of the highest peaks in the UK's home nations. England's torch was lit on Scafell Pike in the Lake District earlier this week and then taken to London.

A splinter of the flame is being brought back to the North East today to take part in a special ceremony at Beamish Living Museum of the North in County Durham.

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