Olympic torch: Dog lovers Wendy Morrell and Karen Ruddlesden on being torchbearers

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Friends Wendy Morrell and Karen Ruddlesden, from Dorset, nominated each other as torchbearers and they were both accepted.

Wendy sustained a head injury in a sporting accident and uses a wheelchair, while Karen has Addison's disease, sometimes referred to as a hidden disability.

Both are strong advocates for assistance dogs, saying their dogs Udo and Coco have changed their lives.

They were due to carry the flame on Friday afternoon - Wendy in Upton and Karen in Poole.

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