Stars carry the fire

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003187" title="Sarah McLachlan" href="/topic/entertainment/sarah-mclachlan-PECLB003187.topic">Sarah McLachlan</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000728" title="Michael Buble" href="/topic/entertainment/music/michael-buble-PECLB000728.topic">Michael Buble</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT005338" title="Steve Nash" href="/topic/sports/basketball/steve-nash-PESPT005338.topic">Steve Nash</a> were among the famous Canadians carrying the Olympic torch leading up to the opening ceremonies. Other notables included <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007379" title="Arnold Schwarzenegger" href="/topic/politics/government/arnold-schwarzenegger-PEPLT007379.topic">Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger</a> (pictured) and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002940" title="Matt Lauer" href="/topic/arts-culture/mass-media/news-media/matt-lauer-PECLB002940.topic">Matt Lauer</a>. Meanwhile an internet rumor had Vancouver native <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005408" title="Ryan Reynolds" href="/topic/entertainment/ryan-reynolds-PECLB005408.topic">Ryan Reynolds</a> relaying the torch in Orillia, Canada early on, but it turned out to be a mechanic with the same name. Oops.<br>
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<i>-- Emily Christianson, <a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/">L.A. Times</a></i>
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( Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times )

Sarah McLachlan, Michael Buble and Steve Nash were among the famous Canadians carrying the Olympic torch leading up to the opening ceremonies. Other notables included Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (pictured) and Matt Lauer. Meanwhile an internet rumor had Vancouver native Ryan Reynolds relaying the torch in Orillia, Canada early on, but it turned out to be a mechanic with the same name. Oops.

-- Emily Christianson, L.A. Times

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