A mother has spoken of her pride after her daughter carried the Olympic Torch through Rye. Linda Gander was all emotional after daughter Lauren's Moment to Shine. Lauren was born with spina bifida and doctors warned she may never walk. But thanks to her determination, she's now a talented dancer.
A 12-year-old who was warned by doctors she may never walk or lead a normal life, will carry the Olympic Torch in Sussex today. Lauren Gander was born with spina bifida. But today she not only walks with out any problems, but has become a talented dancer and performer.
Lauren has also raised £78,000 for charity helping other children lead better lives. Her friends and family find her to be an inspiration. The teenager will carry the Torch in Rye this morning.