By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Also, the former competitor is sleeping in a church graveyard, according to The Mirror. She also has been living on a piece of cardboard.
The story says that she has been on the streets of London for four years. Decaire has run out of money.
The swimmer competed for Great Britain and Canada in competitions in the 1980s. She retired from competitions in the 1990s.
“Unfortunately I lost my finances, she said, according to The Mirror. “I ended up in my situation actually because of changes in the system, and theft and fraud and different things like that. I paid into the system probably since the age of 14, whilst [I was] still at school, but I worked in all sorts of things since 11.
“But they changed the age of retirement, so now it’s 66. So two pensions that I’ve paid for got moved, so I’m not eligible for that. It’s a different world now – where you looked forward to your retirement and you did pay into the system, and it’s taken away from you.”
Decaire does not qualify for social housing.
“I just didn’t tick the boxes,” she said. “I was determined to do what the system required. But I did not give in to lying, it’s against my morals and my faith. So for the last four years, I have existed on absolutely no money whatsoever.”
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