Burnham-On-Sea's Tony Deahl takes Olympic torch through Wells
Burnham-On-Sea resident who carried the Olympic torch through
Wells on Tuesday (May 22nd) has decribed the "amazing"
reaction he received along the route.
Deahl, who is Chairman of the Friends of Burnham Hospital, Education
Officer for the local RNLI and an editor for Sounds and Voices
news service for partially sighted residents, ran with the flame
was so fortunate to be able to carry the Olympic Torch across
Wells' Cathedral Green through such amazing cheering crowds,"
he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
was humbled by the stories of my fellow torchbearers and felt
that in carrying my torch I was representing all those in our
community whose efforts to help others often go unheralded."
was a 'once in a lifetime' experience. Thanks to all those who
sent their good wishes before and congratulations after the event."