A draw has been made to select who will have the honour of collecting a splinter of the English Flame and bring it to a ceremony in the North East.
The Flame Celebration is being held at the Beamish Museum in County Durham on August 24.
Part of the English Flame (which will later become the Paralympic Flame) is being brought up from Trafalgar Square in London by a nominated disabled person. The flame will then be used at the ceremony in Beamish.
Former Paralympic athlete, Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson made the draw at The King's Academy in Middlesbrough this afternoon.
The winning nominated will be announced on June 8.
The former Olympic champion and world record holder says the Paralympics are finally getting the recognition they deserve.
It's six months until the London 2012 Paralympics. Sally is in Newcastle visiting staff at John Lewis as part of her role as the ambassador of their Partners in Sport programme.