Two local boys, making their way as pro footballers for their hometown club. Tom McIntyre and Gabriel Osho are living the dream.
It hasn't always been a simple journey, though.
There have been ups and downs along the way. Injuries, worries about being retained through the age-groups, and plenty of other stresses.
Not just for the boys themselves; their parents too.
The EFL's Youth Development Week celebrates the worth that everyone does in helping to nurture young talent, all under the banner of #RaisedInTheEFL.
Gabe's mum Mary and Tom's mum Claire joined us at Madejski Stadium for an extended chat about their early years, Eamonn Dolan and other special people, proud moments as parents, and making debuts for Reading.
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