Girlfriend’s Stuffed Penguin Travels World With Soldier Boyfriend
One couple has found an adorable way to keep their long-distance love alive. Mark Thompson, 32, had to leave his girlfriend, Meredith Craven, 26, in New York during his tour of duty as a Major in the British army. In order to keep him company, Craven gave Thompson this cute stuffed penguin, named Mumbles, to have by his side. Thompson has snapped photos of Mumbles throughout his travels to more than 50 locations, including posing with a Maasai man in Kenya, cozying up to a Ben Franklin statue in Philadelphia and even meeting real-life penguins in the Falklands. Thompson sends each picture to Craven, who is delighted by all the incredible places Mumbles has seen around the globe.