Celia and her husband Danny share their experiences fostering children and raising their own in a predominantly black community and share the value of community. They want to inspire more people in Black and ethnic communities to open their homes and hearts to children who need it the most.
“Hilda was not awarded 100 hours because almost 7 hours were deducted from her final total because she mistakenly took extra minutes for one of her rest breaks early on in the attempt. As with all ‘longest marathon’ records, the participant is permitted a five-minute rest break for every continuous hour of activity. These rest breaks can be accumulated if not taken. They were the only times Hilda could use the bathroom or sleep during the attempt.”
Despite his incredible business acumen, Jake really didn't thrive at school. Suffering dyslexia (without knowing it at the time), he felt stupid amongst his peers, struggled to engage and felt like he didn't fit in.
"This family were very tight lipped historically about their ‘private’ affairs and in many ways still are, Charles and his mother come from a generation that prided themselves on putting aside personal needs for public good, as men culturally they are trained to withhold around psychological distress, they all went through education systems (residential/collective childcare) that are known to make kids more reserved about their internal worlds as success was seen in terms of attainment in exams etc.”