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Best bits from the Paralympic opening ceremony

Check out the highlights from the spectacular Paralympic opening ceremony
A fly-past by a small plane over the stadium started the show.
A plane flies over the Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium
Margaret Maughan took the flame from Joe. She won gold in archery at the Rome 1960 Paralympics and lit a tiny flame on the ground - which then lit 200 copper petals.
Paralympian Margaret Maughan lights The Paralympic Cauldron during the Opening Ceremony
Lots of Paralympic athletes have been in the armed forces and so members of the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force carried in the Union Jack.
Servicemen and women from the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force carry the Union Flag
Lots of the show was about science and famous scientist Professor Stephen Hawking played a big part.
Professor Stephen Hawking speaks during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics
Professor Hawking has written lots about the Big Bang and this massive ball represents his theory about how the universe began.
The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games
The Queen officially opened both the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex; Sophie, Countess of Wessex; LOCOG chairman Lord Sebastian Coe; British Prime Minister, David Cameron; Samantha Cameron; Prince William, Duke of Cambridge; Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge; Princess Anne, Princess Royal; and London Mayor Boris Johnson stand for Queen Elizabeth II
A whopping 3,000 volunteers took part in the show.
Artists perform with umbrellas during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium
Peter Norfolk, who has won the Paralympic wheelchair tennis twice, carried the Union Jack flag and led Paralympic GB into the stadium.
Wheelchair tennis player Peter Norfolk of Great Britain carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony
80,000 people in the Olympic Stadium watched an amazing opening ceremony that kicked off the Paralympic Games.
Fireworks light up the sky during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium
The Paralympic flag was carried by eight members of the British under-22 wheelchair basketball team.
The Paralympic flag is raised during the opening ceremony
Lord Coe is in charge of the Games and told the crowd: "Prepare to be inspired, prepare to be dazzled, prepare to be moved."
General View of the Opening Ceremony for the London Paralympic Games 2012
Soldier Joe Townsend, who wants to be a Paralympic triathlete at Rio 2016 - was lowered on a zip wire into the stadium from the top of the Orbit tower.
The flame is carried by Royal Marine Joe Townsend past the Orbit during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics
165 countries paraded into the stadium one after the other.
Swimmer Daniela Schulte of Germany carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium