Excitement hits new heights for Freddie
AN OLDHAM schoolboy was on top of the world after meeting his hero - the world's greatest explorer.
Freddie Dobbs (14) met Sir Ranulph Fiennes when the eminent explorer visited The Manchester Grammar School to give a talk.
For the teenager, it was the culmination of years of interest in Sir Ranulph, the only person to have conquered both polar ice caps and Everest.
Freddie was featured in the Chronicle in 2014 when he received a signed book and letter of inspiration from Sir Ranulph as part of a school project.
He said: "I have followed Sir Ranulph's career with great... read more
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