Paralympic Cauldron lit in spectacular style

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Royal Marine Commando Joe Townsend – an aspiring Paralympic triathlete - descends on a zip wire with the #ParaTorch #OpeningCeremony

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The final Torchbearer is Margaret Maughan, Britain’s 1st gold medallist at the 1st Paralympic Games at Rome 1960 #OpeningCeremony #ParaTorch

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Paralympics Opening Ceremony

The Paralympic opening ceremony has begun at the Olympic Stadium in London.