"A chance to actually be part of history. Instead of seeing it happen on TV it's a chance to actually say, 'I was there'"
What did the Olympic and Paralympic Games mean to you?
The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were a once in a lifetime event. To record the impact of the Games, from 2010-2012 museums, libraries and archives around the UK supported community groups to collect and create material related to the Games, past and present. This website showcases the results.
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Interviews with young sports people and sports champions in by Telford and Wrekin Libraries
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