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

6 July 2012 Last updated at 14:32 BST

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.

Follow live coverage of the Olympic torch relay.