Dad for 7th time at 73

A man from Surrey has been sharing his joy ahead of becoming a dad again for the seventh time at the age of 73.

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  1. Stacey Poole

Meet Mike - glad to be dad again at 73!

When Mike Armitage's first son was born half a century ago, The Beatles were a band still hoping to make it big.

Fifty years on - Mike who lives at Ash in Surrey - has announced he is going to be a dad for the seventh time - at an age when most of us would be taking it easy.

So what drives him to become a parent again as a pensioner - and will this be the last one? Stacey Poole has been to find out.

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