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Olympic torchbearers tell their stories

Every day leading up to the London Olympics, the BBC's World Have Your Say has been speaking to Olympic torchbearers to hear their stories.

Tony Hill, 86, from Wiveliscombe, recalls his original chance to carry the flame and Gary Bentley, 47, from Manchester, reveals how the death of his daughter motivated him to become a fundraiser.

Jamie Andrew, 42, from Edinburgh, is a mountaineer who lost his hands and feet after an accident in the Alps while Richard Burbedge, 32, from Reading, reflects on his battle with cystic fibrosis.

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  • 11 Jul 2012
  • From the section UK