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1980's

Our Children Paul, Kerry and Samantha.

By Phil Jackson

We moved to Little Sutton, a few miles from Chester Zoo in 1979. We fell in love with the Zoo and visited it many times. Paul, our eldest child got especially excited every visit. Eventually Paul became a member and we use to take him in his wheelchair on many occasions. Chester Zoo remained very important to him until he died in 2003. Our second child, Kerry gave birth to our two lovely grandchildren, Jack and Evie, they too came with us to the Zoo. Samantha, our youngest, became a member of the Zoo and like Paul the numerous visits became so important to her. Also like Paul she was confined to a wheelchair. I can honestly say that Chester Zoo has been the most important venue for our family over the past 35 years.
Phil and Denise Jackson.

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