Lonely 95-Year-Old Man Gets Invited To Coffee At Favorite Radio Station (Video)


Bill's been having a tough year, but he just made himself a new friend.

One day, when the 95-year-old felt especially lonely, he rang up local BBC Radio Solent host Alex Dyke and shared his troubles on air.

During the call, Bill mentioned his wife. The two married last year.

Bill shared,

Dyke invited Bill down to the station for a morning cup of coffee and, when Bill arrived, greeted him with a big hug.

In a video of the pair's meeting, Dyke tells Bill,

Chris Hitchings, a broadcast assistant at the station, told BuzzFeed Bill was “such a nice guy and was lovely.”

Though Bill already insisted he listens to Dyke's show every day, his devotion surely just got a bit stronger.

Citations: Radio station invites 95-year-old listener in for coffee after he calls to say he's missing his wife (Mashable), An Old Man Called A Radio Station To Say He Was Lonely So They Invited Him On To The Show (BuzzFeed)