Peter is his family’s hero

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Kilsyth man Peter O’Hara is a super-fit 69-year-old who’s a top squash coach and a perfect advertisement for living a healthy and active life.

But what most people didn’t realise as he took the Commonwealth Games baton on a key stretch of the ‘home run’ in central Glasgow was that he is a hard-fighting survivor of major injury.

It has taken Peter years of dedicated training to rebuild his health to its current pitch, and carrying the baton in Glasgow at the weekend held a very special significance for him and his family.


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