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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After three months and traveling 20,000 kilometers around Brazil, the Olympic Torch arrived early today (Wednesday,August 3rd) in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The symbol of the Games has been carried through more than 300 cities in 26 states and the Federal District by 12,000 individuals, including athletes, celebrities, enthusiasts and even a handful of estrangeiros (foreigners) in Brazil.

The Olympic torch was in Niteroi last night and crossed the Guanabara Bay to Rio on a yacht crewed by seven Olympic medal-winning sailors from . . .

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