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Captain Tom Moore receives gold Blue Peter badge

BBC News Tuesday, 5 May 2020
The 100-year-old fundraiser joins the Queen and David Attenborough in receiving the accolade.
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News video: Captain Tom Moore awarded with gold Blue Peter badge for being ‘beacon of light’

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Courtesy: BBC/Blue Peter| Captain Tom Moore has been awarded a gold Blue Peter badge for his fundraising efforts for the NHS. The war veteran, who walked 100 lengths of his garden, raised more than £30 million by the time he celebrated his 100th birthday last Thursday. He was appointed as an...

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