Day 27 – Australia (4 July, 2000)

Day 27 – Australia (4 July, 2000)

Torchbearers were chosen for their heroic lives and accomplishments. It was an honour to watch them each day. They always showed a determined spirit to succeed.

A simple example of this is John White. John had leukaemia and then broke his leg a few days before he was due to carry the Flame. And on that morning, at 8.15am in Manjimup, WA, it was cold and started to rain. But John wasn’t going to let any of that stop him, or even slow him down. A great inspiration for us all…

See the Day 27 – Australia Photo Gallery here…

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