Olympic flame lights up Sussex

It's day three of the Olympic Flame's tour through Sussex. Starting in Battle, the Torch will be carried through Hastings and Rye before heading east into Kent.

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Lauren ready for her Moment to Shine

Lauren Gander, 12, and her mum at start of the Rye torch leg Credit: ITV Meridian

A 12-year-old who was warned by doctors she may never walk or lead a normal life, will carry the Olympic Torch in Sussex today. Lauren Gander was born with spina bifida. But today she not only walks with out any problems, but has become a talented dancer and performer.

Lauren has also raised £78,000 for charity helping other children lead better lives. Her friends and family find her to be an inspiration. The teenager will carry the Torch in Rye this morning.

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