Former homeless teenager became Olympic torchbearer

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities

A former homeless teenager who managed to turn his life around became an Olympic torchbearer during the summer. Mark Morrow, 22, became homeless after leaving the army in 2008 due to ill health. The then 17-year-old ended up living at Liverpool Housing Trust's (LHT) Alt Bank House homeless hostel in Fazakerley, where he started to rebuild his life with help from support staff. Mark, a talented athlete in his youth, rediscovered his love of sport and started playing for the hostel football tea...

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