The Fitters have dedicated their lives and their marriage to caring for those in need.
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An elderly couple has retired from fostering after welcoming over 600 children into their home over the last 56 years.
Pauline and Roger Fitter, both in their 80s, actually started fostering when they’d been married for just three months. This was due to a vow Mrs Fitter made when she was working as a nurse in a residential nursery caring for young children waiting to be adopted:
“It really hurt me to see these babies becoming institutionalized and I promised myself at the age of 19 that when I married I would foster,” she shared with the BBC.