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17 Pictures Documenting The Olympic Torch's Weird-As-Hell Trip Through Brazil

From a human torch to a marriage proposal, it's been a wild ride.

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Let's be real: The best part of the Olympics is by far the Olympic torch, which is lit in Greece every four years and then travels to its final destination in the host country over the course of months.

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6. There was a bit of Samba happening on the way through Amapá.

🎵Quem não gosta do samba bom sujeito não é...Ou é ruim da cabeça ou doente do pé🎵 💃👯 #ChamaNoAP #ChamaOlimpica

7. And the flame took part in this grand tribute to Luis Gonzaga, one of Brazil's most famous musicians.

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It gave many Brazilians goosebumps to see the torchbearer and the police singing the song “Vida de Viajante."

8. Model Suzy Cortez did a body-painted torch cosplay.

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Cortez, aka "Miss Bumbum 2015," posted at least four pictures to show off her work from all possible angles.

9. The torch even witnessed a marriage proposal.

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(SHE SAID YES!)

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11. This freestyle soccer player juggled a ball and a torch at the same time!

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17. And a guy allegedly tried to douse the flame with a bucket of water recently.

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