Oldest Brit with Down’s syndrome is a free-spirited dancing fanatic

Britain’s oldest person with Down’s syndrome ‘doesn’t like being told what to do’ and is still a dancing fanatic at 77, his family have revealed.

Georgie Wildgust’s mother was told he would not live past the age of ten, but last month he saw in his 77th birthday surrounded by family and friends.

The pensioner, who lives in a care home in Nottingham, is the oldest person in Britain with Down’s syndrome and thought to be one of the oldest in the world.

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source: Metro

2019-09-19 15:32
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