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Graham finds a new zest for life

Graham finds a new zest for life thanks to Homeleigh

Graham Oddie, who lives at Homeleigh, has secured himself a volunteer position at a British Heart Foundation shop has been the key to uncovering a fresh zest for life for a Manchester man with learning disabilities.

At the end of 2017 Graham Oddie was struggling to summon up a smile, but with the support of staff at the residential care home where he lives he decided to turn his life around, starting by applying for the BHF position.

Graham has been volunteering at the shop in Cheetham Hill three times a week since March, and feels that he is now a different man.

Lilian Kidd, service manager at Homeleigh where Graham lives, said: