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2012 Paralympics Closing Ceremony

Updated 8:17 PM ET, Sun September 9, 2012
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Fireworks light up the stadium during the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Sunday, September 9. Check out the best photos of the Paralympic Games here. Getty Images
Fireworks shoot from the top of the Olympic Stadium. Getty Images
Brazilian dancers perform during the closing ceremony. AFP/Getty Images
Fireworks crisscross over the arena. Getty Images
Fireworks light up the stadium. Getty Images
Paralympians enjoy the atmosphere. Getty Images
A general view during the closing ceremony. Getty Images
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Paralympians enjoy the atmosphere during the closing ceremony. Getty Images
From left: Sir Philip Craven, president of the International Paralympic Committee; Boris Johnson, mayor of London; and Eduardo Paes, mayor of Rio de Janeiro, perform the Paralympic flag handover ceremony. Getty Images
Circus artists perform during the closing ceremony. Getty Images
Flag bearers carry their national flags during the closing ceremony. Getty Images
A flaming figure of a cyclist enters the arena. Getty Images
Britain's Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, waves as he is driven into the arena. Getty Images
Smoke and flames fill the air as dancers perform. Getty Images
A mechanical fish circles the arena. Getty Images
Flame throwers light up the night. Getty Images
A heart of flames is displayed on the arena floor. Getty Images