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Heartbreak after blind runner's guide falls just short of finish line at Paralympic Games in London

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Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil runs as her guide Guilherme Soares de Santana lies on the track after he fell in the Women's 400m - T12 Final on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Sept. 4, in London, England.

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Assia El Hannouni of France wins gold in the Women's 400m - T12 Final on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Sept. 4, in London, England.

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Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil and her guide Guilherme Soares de Santana lie on the track after falling in the Women's 400m - T12 Final on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Sept. 4, in London, England.

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Brazil's Terezhina Guilhermina and her guide Guilherme Soares de Santana console each other after Soares de Santana fell just ahead of the finish line of the women's 400m T12 final at the Paralympic Games at the Olympic Park in east London, England on Sept. 4.

Update, September 6th: The night after these pictures were taken Terezinha Guilhermina and Guilherme Soares de Santana returned to the track, and this time their race had a much happier ending. Find out what happened when they competed in the 100m final.

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