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Mary's Olympic Journey

''I found out by chance that London 2012 was auditioning for volunteer ceremony performers.

As the group auditions were already closed I decided to apply solo via an online ballot and could barely contain my excitement when in December 2011 I received an email from the Ceremonies team offering me an audition.

Little did I know what I was letting myself in for and how much it would mean to me to be part of a huge global event. This was the start of my unforgettable Olympic Journey.''

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Mary at the Olympic Stadium for the London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony

Mary at the Olympic Stadium for the London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony

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London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony UK newspaper front pages

Front page coverage of the London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony.