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Paralympic Games 2012

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Gold medallist Josie Pearson gets stamp of approval

Josie Pearson's win is celebrated with a stamp from Royal Mail Credit: ITV Royal Mail

Paralympic discuss thrower Josie Pearson from Bristol has been honoured with a stamp after winning a gold medal yesterday [Friday].

She won in the Field Women’s Discus F51/52/53.

The stamp **will be available in Post Offices across the country within the next five days.

This is the first time that a set of stamps has been issued to celebrate Paralympic gold medallists from the host country.

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