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Ancient Olympia, Greece, March 24, 2008—Officials release a dove at the ancient stadium in Olympia before using the sun's rays to light the flame for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

The serene scene at the Greek settlement—where the ancient Olympics sprang into action in 776 B.C., —stands in contrast to recent events in China, where a harsh crackdown in Tibet has led to worldwide protests, including one at the flame ceremony itself.

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—Photograph by Thanassis Stavrakis/AP
 
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