17 Jun 2012

Penpals meet after 50 years

7:03 am on 17 June 2012

Two penpals who have been writing to each other for 50 years have celebrated the anniversary by meeting in Leicester, England.

Marion Dillon from New Zealand started writing to her penfriend Lesley Taylor from Leicester when she was 12 years old.

The BBC reports the two women met through the Girl Guides.