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07/11/2015 06:52 EDT | Updated 07/11/2015 07:59 EDT

It happened. It happened for the Pan Am Games Friday night and it was nothing short of spectacular.

Feel free to oooooh and ahhhhh as you see fit. There was a bit of a tease at first partway through the opening ceremony:

cn tower

cn tower

Not bad, not bad.

But then at the end, after the legendary Steve Nash had lit the Pan Am Games cauldron aflame, this:

Torontonians everywhere paused to watch:

Even if you'd seen the city's skyline a thousand times, it was pretty special:

cn tower

cn tower

cn tower

cn tower

Well played, Toronto, well played. Let the Games begin!

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