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The father and son were found by rescue services in the French resort of Chamonix on Sunday, 17th March. Christianity magazine understands the family have a connection with a Newfrontiers church in Bedford, and support is being provided by the leadership.

A special tribute book has also been opened at an Anglican church in the Buckinghamshire village where the family lived.

In a statement issued by the Foreign Office, the family said Peter and Charlie had flown to the French Alps for a short weekend of adventure.

‘Charlie was always full of life, had a really happy temperament and loved spending time with his father,’ the statement read. ‘Peter was fantastic at making things happen, resourceful, with a positive approach to life.’


// @christianitymag