Ben Parkinson, said to be the most seriously injured soldier to survive the Afghan conflict, is set to take his first steps on his new legs. Ben won the hearts of the nation when he carried the Olympic torch through his hometown of Doncaster.
Today he is in Loughborough to be fitted with his new legs - made by a firm which also enabled Paralympic gold medallist Jonnine Peacock to run to glory.
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