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Latest News Wires s David Beckham escorts Olympic flame upon arrival in UK

David Beckham will take the Olympic flame at a ceremony Friday when the flame arrives from Greece. Then, the Olympic flame will go on a 70-day, 8,000-mile  relay around England ahead of the 2012 London Olympics.

AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

David Beckham wants two things: the flame to burn right and a spot on Britain's Olympic team.

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