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Paralympics opening ceremony

A light sculpture is seen during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

A light sculpture is seen during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

A light sculpture is seen during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters
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Athletes carry the Paralympics Torch during the opening ceremony for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang. OIS/IOC/Joel Marklund/Handout via Reuters

Athletes carry the Paralympics Torch during the opening ceremony for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang. OIS/IOC/Joel Marklund/Handout via Reuters

Athletes carry the Paralympics Torch during the opening ceremony for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang. OIS/IOC/Joel Marklund/Handout via Reuters
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Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Jong Hyon Kim of North Korea carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

Jong Hyon Kim of North Korea carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

Jong Hyon Kim of North Korea carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters
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Athletes pass the Paralympics Torch during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Burty/Handout via Reuters

Athletes pass the Paralympics Torch during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Burty/Handout via Reuters

Athletes pass the Paralympics Torch during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Burty/Handout via Reuters
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Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Flag bearers enter with the flag of South Korea during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters

Flag bearers enter with the flag of South Korea during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters

Flag bearers enter with the flag of South Korea during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters
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The Paralympic flame is seen during fireworks at the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The Paralympic flame is seen during fireworks at the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The Paralympic flame is seen during fireworks at the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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A biathlete is pictured with lights during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Carl Recine

A biathlete is pictured with lights during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Carl Recine

A biathlete is pictured with lights during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Carl Recine
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Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Wheelchair curler Seo Soon-Seok and curler Kim Eun-jung of South Korea are seen after lighting the Paralympic Cauldron. OIS/IOC/Joel Marklund/Handout via Reuters

Wheelchair curler Seo Soon-Seok and curler Kim Eun-jung of South Korea are seen after lighting the Paralympic Cauldron. OIS/IOC/Joel Marklund/Handout via Reuters

Wheelchair curler Seo Soon-Seok and curler Kim Eun-jung of South Korea are seen after lighting the Paralympic Cauldron. OIS/IOC/Joel Marklund/Handout via Reuters
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Choi Bogue of South Korea and Ma Yu Chol of North Korea carry the Paralympics Torch. OIS/IOC/Simon Burty/Handout via Reuters

Choi Bogue of South Korea and Ma Yu Chol of North Korea carry the Paralympics Torch. OIS/IOC/Simon Burty/Handout via Reuters

Choi Bogue of South Korea and Ma Yu Chol of North Korea carry the Paralympics Torch. OIS/IOC/Simon Burty/Handout via Reuters
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Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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The Paralympic flame is seen during fireworks at the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The Paralympic flame is seen during fireworks at the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The Paralympic flame is seen during fireworks at the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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The Paralympic flame is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The Paralympic flame is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The Paralympic flame is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Members of the Team Japan parade during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters

Members of the Team Japan parade during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters

Members of the Team Japan parade during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters
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Artists perform during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters
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A light sculpture is seen during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

A light sculpture is seen during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

A light sculpture is seen during the opening ceremony. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters
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Mike Schultz of the U.S. carries the national flag. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters

Mike Schultz of the U.S. carries the national flag. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters

Mike Schultz of the U.S. carries the national flag. OIS/IOC/Thomas Lovelock/Handout via Reuters
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Owen Pick of Britain carries the national flag. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

Owen Pick of Britain carries the national flag. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters

Owen Pick of Britain carries the national flag. OIS/IOC/Simon Bruty/Handout via Reuters
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Momoka Muraoka of Japan carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Momoka Muraoka of Japan carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Momoka Muraoka of Japan carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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The South Korean delegation is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Carl Recine

The South Korean delegation is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Carl Recine

The South Korean delegation is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Carl Recine
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The Canadian delegation is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The Canadian delegation is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

The Canadian delegation is seen during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Artists perform during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
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