Paralympic flame in Yorkshire

The Paralympic flame has arrived in Yorkshire. It was carried into our region by 8-year-old Evan Whitton who defied doctors by walking, despite being told he would be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life.

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VIDEO: Evan's big day out!

The Paralympic flame has been collected from London by a special young man and brought back to Yorkshire. Evan Whitton who has cerebral palsy was the star of the flame lighting ceremony.

The 8-year-old from Silsden in West Yorkshire has defied doctors, who thought he'd spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair. Today though he walked tall to get that flame. Tina Gelder joined Evan and his family on their adventure to the capital.

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