Two lively seniors - Photo by Sun StarWhen two teammates on the Washington Spirit women’s pro soccer team, learned where they would live this summer, they thought someone was playing a prank.

The world-class athletes who won bronze medals at the 2012 Olympics were placed in a retirement community.

But after seeing their new home for the first time last month and receiving a warm welcome from the residents, Robyn Gayle and Diana Matheson are embracing inter-generational living.

“It grew on us quickly. We got here and it surpassed our expectations.”

(READ the story in the Washington Post)

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