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Landmark Paralympics come to close

Updated: September 9, 2012, 11:01 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Farewell, London. Good luck matching that, Rio.

Coldplay, Rihanna and Jay-Z rocked Olympic Stadium on Sunday night to give the biggest-ever Paralympic Games a rousing send-off, wrapping up an unforgettable summer of sports in Britain.

The three-hour party at the packed 80,000-seat arena in east London gave the world a chance to celebrate 11 days of Paralympic competition that have shifted perceptions and shattered stereotypes about the disabled.

"In this country, ...

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