Meet the inspirational 100-year-old volunteering his time to teach children to read

An “inspirational” 100-year-old school reading volunteer says helping children gives him “street cred” in his village.

Peter Davies, a 100-year-old WWII veteran, is being recognized for his work as a school reading volunteer. Davies began helping out at Dean Valley Community Primary School six years ago after losing his wife. The school’s head teacher, Vicky McPherson, describes him as “inspirational, generous, considerate and thoughtful.” Mr. Davies humbly states that he gets more out of the program than the children do and feels like he’s part of the community.

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