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London 2012: Runner to carry torch in wife's memory

28 June 2012 Last updated at 13:29 BST

An Essex man who is running a leg with the Olympic Torch stepped in to the relay in place of his wife who died from cancer in February.

John Bowman, who will be running at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, said it was important to carry on his wife Kirstie's work in raising cancer awareness.