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Children's Dreamflight delight

Two hundred youngsters are on their way home after enjoying the holiday of a lifetime in Florida. Mike Pearse went along with the group.

Interviewees: Nyree Kindred and Liz Johnston, Paralympic medal winners; Stuart Robbins (13), Maidenhead; Paul Robbins, father, Harriet Little (14), Isle of Wight; and Erin Brewer (9), Banbury.

Interviewees: Charlie Dimmick, celebrity gardener; Ian Poulter, golfer; Dal Dale (14) Essex; Pat Pearse, Dreamflight founder; and Sophie Ryan-Palmer (11).


Annual Dreamflight ready to take off

Excitement builds as children head to their Dreamflight adventure Credit: John Ryall

Young people who are taking part in this year's annual Dreamflight are at Heathrow Airport for their flight. The yearly Dreamflight event is the biggest trip of its type in the world to take disabled and seriously ill children on holiday to Florida theme parks in the USA.

This year's theme is inspiring the next generation, so some of the UK's London 2012 Paralympians are on hand to wave the Dreamflight flyers off on their adventure.

Dreamflight youngsters meet Paralympians Credit: John Ryall