Doreen Lawrence, the mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, was one of the first to carry the Olympic torch this morning as it makes its way from Lewisham through South London.
She describes the honour at being asked to take part in Day 66 of the torch relay.
In a star-studded day for the Olympic Torch, the flame was carried by the captain of the Starship Enterprise and sport personalities alike.
The cast and crew of EastEnders are carrying out the final touches for tonight's Olympic Torch episode.
The Olympic Torch soared to new heights when it was taken to the top of the London Eye.