Trafalgar Square
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London Lands Olympics

Trafalgar Square
The crowd in Trafalgar Square reacts to the news that London will host the Olympics. (AP)
Young Parisian
A young Parisian can’t believe her city lost to London in the race to host the 2012 Olympics. (AFP/Getty Images)
Woman and Flag
A celebrant in Trafalgar Square wraps herself in the Union Jack after London is announced as the host of the 2012 Olympics. (AP)
Russian Girls
Disappointed young Russians react to news that Moscow was eliminated in the race to host the 2012 Olympics. (AFP/Getty Images)
New York Girls
Jessica Rivkin, left, and her sister Katie listen to Olympic announcements from Singapore at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. (AFP/Getty Images)
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