Braintree: Pensioner to compete in sports competition in memory of son-in-law (From Braintree and Witham Times)
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Braintree: Pensioner to compete in sports competition in memory of son-in-law
2:30pm Friday 21st September 2012 in News
A retired solicitor is competing in a world duathlon competition to raise money in memory of his son-in-law.
Maurice Young, 78, of Acorn Avenue, Braintree, is taking part in the 75-80 age group of the World Duathlon Championships, being held in Nancy, France, on Sunday.
Mr Young’s son-in-law Nigel Legg passed away in June from a malignant, fast-growing astrocytic brain tumour, leaving behind Mr Young’s daughter Juliet, 44, and their sons Michael, 17, and Jamie, 12.
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