Lesley Taylor and Marion Dillon have been friends for 50 years
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Penpals celebrate after 50 years of correspondence

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

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

The two women met through the Girl Guides.

BBC's Tom Brown reports.

  • 14 Jun 2012