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In Photos: Historic moments of the Paralympic Games

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2004 Athens Paralympics -- The Japanese delegation parades during the opening ceremony. About 3,900 athletes from 136 nations and regions competed in 162 events in 19 sports. Japan won 17 gold, 15 silver and 20 bronze medals. (Mainichi/Kimitaka Takeichi)

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