Old school pals in their 80s with same name meet up for first time in 70 years at hospital appointments five minutes apart

Old school pals in their 80s with same name meet up for first time in 70 years at hospital appointments five minutes apart
 

Two hospital outpatients in their 80s, both called Peter Smith, jumped up when they heard their name called in a hospital waiting room.
Standing, looking at one another, amused, they soon realised they had more in common than just their name.
It turns out they were old pals from Mantle Road School in the city’s West End more than 70 years ago.
Their appointments were just five minutes apart at Glenfield Hospital.
The pair, both 86, then spent a long time catching up on the intervening seven or so decades since they last saw one another.
Peter John Smith (they were known at school by their... read more

 
9 November 2019 in Regional East, Views: 22
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