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London 2012: Big crowds brave rain as relay arrives in Essex

Thousands turned out on torrential rain to greet the Olympic Torch Relay to Essex.

One of the highlights of the day was in Southend where a 2,000-strong choir from 37 schools performed the world premiere of an Olympic anthem, Let Your Light Shine.

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  • 06 Jul 2012
  • From the section Essex
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