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Lauren ready for her Moment to Shine

Lauren Gander, 12, and her mum at start of the Rye torch leg Credit: ITV Meridian

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.

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Daisy's first leg with the flame in Hastings

Daisy Shepherd with her torch Credit: ITV Meridian

Daisy was nominated to carry the flame for working so hard and delivering a great department everyday, excelling great standards and always having passion and drive. She is an honour to work with and such a great person.

Huddle to light the torch Credit: ITV Meridian
And Daisy's off! Credit: ITV Meridian
Daisy standing proud with the torch in Hastings Credit: ITV Meridian
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