Diamond couple donate anniversary money to stroke support group
A GENEROUS couple have donated the money they received in diamond wedding anniversary gifts to a charity close to their hearts.
Jack and Doreen Harrison, of Underwood Road, Ulverston, celebrated 60 years of marriage last week.
They received more than £900 from friends and family, but have decided to donate it all to charity.
Mrs Harrison, 82, suffered a stroke eight years ago, leaving her with limited mobility.
Mr Harrison, 81, said: "I manage to get by. It's OK but it gets a bit tiring."
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