Absolutely Amazing

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  1. Lankytwang

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    That's the only way I can describe this story...Captain Tom Moore will be 100 yrs old on April 30th...because of the current restrictions instead of having a party for him the family said if he walked 100 laps of his garden they would donate 1000 pounds to the NHS.This was agreed last Sunday.One of his grandsons posted online about his granddads challenge. According to last night's BBC 10 o'clock news he has raised over 10 million!!!There is some uplifting news among all the doom and gloom!:)
     
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    Great to hear that. Long life to him and his family!
     
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    Watching him on the news right now
     
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    Incredible isn't he, over 13 million now second world war vet and a fellow Yorkshire man:)
     
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    There are lots of children making him birthday cards and Piers Morgan , a morning TV presenter is calling for him to get a knighthood (be knighted by the queen so he would become Sir Tom)

    He's just been on the news, he completed the 100 laps and said as long as people kept donating, he'd keep walking
    Respect
     
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    UPDATE...... According to the10 o'clock news on BBC ...now. 16 million!!!
     
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    It's on Mexican TV news, as well.
     
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    Yep, and a guard of honour for the final lap. War hero, peacetime hero, if anyone ever deserved a knighthood.