The organization further shared that Flucker is a well-known face in the store. He volunteers three days a week and keeps busy all the time. He even builds model trains and model ships
On June 22, when David Flucker turned 100, St Columba’s Hospica Care store dedicated a window display to his birthday featuring some glimpses of his life. Facebook/@OceanTerminal
Once we reach the age of 60 or 65, we all look forward to retirement and living a stress-free life. But that’s not the plan of 100-year-old David Flucker of Edinburgh, Scotland. He still works three days a week in a charity shop.
Instead of retiring or taking a break, Flucker – who loves his job – continues to volunteer at the charity shop counting puzzle pieces, steaming clothes, fixing toys and chatting. sometimes with his clients.
On June 22, when the centenarian turned 100, St Columba’s Hospica Care store dedicated a window display to his birthday featuring some glimpses of his life.
Shared on Facebook, the post shows how Flucker has become an inspiration to many around the world. The store posted an article on the official page of the Ocean Terminal mall where Flucker’s workspace is located.
“David Flucker, a very inspiring volunteer at St Columba’s Hospice Care shop, celebrates his 100th birthday on June 22 and the shop is marking the occasion with a window display that chronicles his life over the past 100 years!” the read message.
Check out the now-viral post here:
The organization further shared that Flucker is a well-known face in the store. He volunteers three days a week and keeps busy all the time. He even builds model trains and model ships.
Talking about his life and journey so far, the outlet mentioned that he was born in Newhaven. Growing up, he lived in Australia as well as South Africa and flew with the Royal Air Force (RAF) to North Africa during World War II, where he survived a plane crash. Despite his age, Flucker has no plans to stop volunteering and that the quiet life is not for him, the organization said.
The post was shared on June 7 and since then it’s been garnering attention for all the right reasons. So far, it has garnered several likes and comments and amazed social media users.
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