AN IRVINE gran celebrated the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, with a VE party.

Margaret McConnell, 82, was evacuated with her brothers and sister as the war broke out when she was just a tot.

The gran is fighting her own battle with terminal breast cancer, but still gets up everyday and fights on capturing the spirit of her generation.

She wore traditional uniform that became the outfit for many involved in the war effort.


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