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Rugby granny “Mad Mo” takes the ice bucket challenge - at 74

Maureen Griggs, 74, makes a splash with Harry Daniel, 90.

Maureen Griggs, 74, makes a splash with Harry Daniel, 90.

A brave granny from Rugby is not one to shy away from a dare - even though she’s 74.

Maureen Griggs took part in the ice bucket challenge at Lesley Suiter House on Monday.

“It was cold but it’s not as bad as you think it’s going to be,” she said.

“My family call me Mad Mo because I’m always getting up to mischief. I’m registered disabled but I wanted to do something for Macmillan.”

Maureen, who has been married to Alan, 76, for 56 years on Saturday, said next on her list is riding on the back of a motorbike.

She said: “I think at my age, what have I got to lose? It’s all good fun and makes my friends and family laugh.”

Daughter Dawn said her mum is game for anything.

“She’s an inspiration and we all love her,” she said,

 

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