Guardian article now online

It is a regular weekend treat for families across the UK – a splash and a swim at the local leisure centre. But for Nigel Webb and Stephen Gilbert, who have both just celebrated their 50th birthdays, it is a brand new experience. Not only are they learning to swim for the first time, but they are doing it as part of a family. And next year they will be notching up another first when they when they go on a family holiday to Majorca….

Read the rest of this Guardian Society article on Shared Lives, by Linda Jackson at

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