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Twin boys who were born 17 weeks early are home from hospital - and their story has inspired a storyline in Emmerdale.
Harley and Archie Garthwaite from Hartlepool are among the most premature babies in this country to survive.
Their mother Hayley Kennedy had a call from producers of the soap opera telling her scriptwriters had heard about her boys, and introduced a premature baby, also named Archie, based on their story.
You can see the full report from Lucy Taylor below.
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