Sometimes you hear a story that serves to counteract the relentless negativity towards religions that washes around us on a daily basis. More recently it is Muslims who have bore the brunt of this, with almost a third of schoolchildren believing that Muslims are “taking over our country”, and the fact that British Muslims face the worst job discrimination of any minority group.
I feel it is important to pass on to others a very special family story in an attempt to straighten out what can be a highly skewed view of humanity. My mother’s first cousin, always known to me as Auntie Lilly, turned 105 in March. ..more independent