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Yes, the Olympic Torch passed thru’ our small little town. . and although i had no plans to go see it..  i was glad i didn’t missed it.  At 2.30pm a week ago, ppl were lining up on Main Street .. our store wasn’t too far away.. a 5 mins walk to the town hall.

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Everyone was excited.. and anticipating.. this historical moment.  The streets were packed with young and old alike, all hoping to get a glimpse of the world’s most famous flame.   The torch was taken through its closest approach to Shelburne County with a visit to Yarmouth, Bear River and Annapolis on Thursday, before heading back to Halifax and then to PEI and later this week to New Brunswick.

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The streets were packed.. and as you can see the Royal Bank Of Canada must be one of the main sponsors here.  We came too late.. for the pom-poms and rattles that they handed out to the by-standers.

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Chloe met her school friend on Main Street, Madison was absolutely thrilled to see Chloe.

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They had a change of hands.. at the town hall .. but because i had chloe with me.. i didn’t wanna drag her up and down the streets.. and just stayed put for better pictures alongside the road.

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The cop cars here in Canada.

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One of the torch bearer in front.

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12,000 people to have the honour of being an Olympic Torchbearer.

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The famous flame, up close and personal.

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The local hockey team were roped in to show their support.

3 Comments

  1. It is very thrilling that Winter Olympics will take place in Vancouver, B.C. I think it is in February 2010. It is about 5 to 6 hours drive from our city. We might plan to go up there for a weekend of fun activities! 🙂

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