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Off to work they go

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 05 Sep 2014 @ 12:28

INSPIRED by the Prayer Bears (Real Life, 25 July), the Mothers' Union in Chester diocese has recruited three of the Seven Dwarfs - Happy, Dopey, and Grumpy - as fund-raisers for MU community projects. They were the idea of Chester MU's social-concern chairwoman, who persuaded the Middlewich deanery to adopt them.

Members pay to take a dwarf away with them - £1 for the day, £2 to go on holiday. People who see the dwarfs usually strike up a conversation with their ...

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