London Summer Olympics Get Underway


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Let the Games begin! Friday saw the start of the Games of the 30th Olympiad with the opening ceremony taking place at Olympic Stadium. The World's Alex Gallafent spoke with visitors from around the globe ahead of London's big night.

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(Thanks to listener Bill Woods for correcting our Olympic nomenclature. In an earlier post, we referred to 'the 30 Summer Olympiad', which was incorrect.)