Tracey Emin runs with torch in Kent

Artist Tracey Emin has carried the Olympic torch through her home town of Margate on it's journey through Kent today.

She held the flame aloft on the steps of the Turner Contemporary art gallery.

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The Olympic Flame leaves Kent

The torch will leave the Meridian region as it heads through Kent and Surrey today on its way to London 2012. The flame leaves Maidstone this morning, with hundreds of people expected to line the route to Guildford.