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20 March 2020, 16:22
Three elderly best friends have decided to move in together to make self-isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak more bearable.
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Three pensioner best friends have planned to ease the loneliness of self-isolation, during the coronavirus pandemic, by moving in together.
The retired ladies - Doreen Burns, Dotty Robinson and Carol Spark, opened up about their plans to pass time during the isolation period, revealing they’ll ‘drink wine together’.
They even added they can take the time to watch episodes of Netflix’s The Crown.
The inspiring besties have gone viral, with people praising their friendship.
One tweeted: “What a lovely interview. Everyone needs friends like these ladies [heart emoji].”
“I absolutely adore these ladies, great spirit,” added another.
Speaking to BBC Breakfast, the pensioners explained they’ve been friends for over 40 years, helping each other through births, deaths, divorces and cancer, so they insisted that COVID-19 won’t keep them apart.
Carol said: “If we all have to go into lockdown, as I call it, for 12 weeks, they’ll find me dead with all colouring books on the floor, with a notice on saying ‘I have died of loneliness’."
Doreen responded: “I said well, ‘you won’t be on your own, come be with us and we’ll be on our own together’.”
“We’ve done an itinerary,” they joked, as Doreen added: “I’ve got the chase and Tipping Point.
“Carol has her colouring books, we’ll get some word search. I’m gonna go to the charity shop maybe this afternoon and get half a dozen jigsaws.”
The heartwarming interview cheered up a huge amount of people on social media, and we couldn’t relate more!